The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide by Jerome Murphy-O'ConnorThe Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide

byJerome Murphy-O'Connor

Paperback | April 15, 2008

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Of immense significance to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the Holy Land has been attracting visitors since the fifth century BC. Covering all the main sites both in the city of Jerusalem and throughout the Holy Land and including over 150 high quality site plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs, this book provides the ultimate visitor guide to the rich archaeological heritage of the region.Fully updated with all the latest information, this new edition includes updates on the crucial recent developments at the Holy Sepulchre and on six completely new sites, including a Middle Bronze Age water system in Jerusalem and what may be the original Pool of Siloam.
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor is Professor of New Testament at the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise in Jerusalem and a leading authority on the Historical Jesus and Saint Paul. His other publications include Paul: A Critical Life (1996) and Paul. His Story (2004), both also published by Oxford University Press.
Title:The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.21 inPublished:April 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199236666

ISBN - 13:9780199236664

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Table of Contents

IntroductionA Brief Historical OutlinePart 1The City of JerusalemPart 2A-Z Guide to the Land

Editorial Reviews

`A brilliant accomplishment, packed with authoritative information... the one book you must bring with you when you visit Israel.'Walter Zanger