This new edition of the Oxford Bible Atlas, now with full-colour maps and illustrations, has been thoroughly revised to bring it up to date with regard both to biblical scholarship and to archaeology and topography. The Atlas will help readers of the Bible understand the contexts in which its stories are set and to appreciate the world from which it emerged and which formed its background. Maps show the geographical setting of the Bible's stories and reflect the successive stages of the Bible's accounts, while specially chosen full-colour illustrations bring the countries and their peoples to life. The accompanying text describes the land of Palestine, and its wider ancient Near Eastern and east Mediterranean settings. It outlines clearly the successive historical periods, and describes the major civilizations with which Israelites, Jews, and early Christians came into contact. There is also an illustrated survey of the relevance of archaeology for the study of the Bible. The Atlas provides a superb guide to the geography of the Holy Land throughout biblical history, from the Exodus period through to New Testament times.
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This atlas is splendidly produced with beautiful photographs and maps in colour...Moreover, there are useful chronological charts, many good write-ups about the peoples and civilizations...a solid piece of work for which we should all be grateful to Curtis ( A.J Frendo, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament)
Recommended. ( Church Review)
Very up to date...stunning photographs...an exciting handbook that needs to be readily to hand for any serious Bible scholar of any age. ( Common Ground: Council of Christians and Jews)
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110191001589
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 4. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0191001589
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0191001589