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Biblical Reference

The Biblical 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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Atlas of the Bible.  
Index and Chronological Table

Bible History Atlas.  
This profusely illustrated Atlas intended for young readers tells the full story of the Bible from Genesis to Acts. The 96 maps which illustrate such events as the wanderings of the Patriachs and the journeys of St. Paul are enhanced by a text written by the renowned British biblical scholar. F.F. Bruce.
The work is not only a useful reference for finding places mentioned in the Bible, but also a marvelously well- written summary of the key events of bibical history. Designed for everyone who may be seriously reading the Bible for the first time, the book will be appreciated by seasoned readers are well who will find it to be a highly informative, yet non- technical "refresher course".

Frederick Fyvie Bruce (1910-1990) was a fellow of the British Academy, the author of thirty- three books on biblical subjects, and a former editor of The Evangelical Quarterly and the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. From 1959 to 1978, he held the Rylands Chair of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at Manchester University, succeeding such illustrious scholars as A.S. Peake C.H. Dodd, and T.W. Manson.

Carta's Illustrated of Biblical Times 3000 B.C. - A.D. 150.  
"The most Detailed Time Line in Wall Chart From"

Compiled by foremost scholars of biblical history. A comparative view of parallel cultures.
Contemporary artifacts and images. Overview of the major historical events in the Ancient Near East, Palestine, Egypt and the West.
Ancient Empires and the Land of Israel.

Illustrated Wall Maps of the Bible. 
22 maps and plans (40" x 22" / 100 x 70 cm)covering the whole Bible epoch.
Large and clearly presented, these maps are an economical and attractive way to bring the Bible to life. Ideal for use in the classroom, Sunday School, Bible classes, colleges or seminary, any instructor can add both a fresh meaning to familiar Bible stories and better present new materials.

List of maps included:

The Ancient Near East
- Culture and Commerce
- The Second Millennium B.C.
- The Palace at Mari
- The First Millennium B.C.
- The City of Babylon

The Hellenistic World
- Palestine in Graeco-Roman Times
- Jerusalem of the Hasmoneans

The Old Testament
- The Coming of the Israelites
- The Exodus
- The Kingdom of David and Solomon
- Megiddo, A Chariot City
- The Kingdoms of Judah and Israel
- Jerusalem of the Old Testament

The New Testament
- Jesus in His Land
- Jerusalem of the New Testament
- The Journeys of the Apostles
- Antioch
- Caesarea Maritima
- The Spread of the Early Church
- Paul’s Missions

Key Maps
- Palestine in the Time of the New Testament
- Palestine in the Time of the Old Testament

The illustrated Atlas of Jerusalem. 
Now, for the first time in English, here is a complete atlas of this fascinating city. Lavishly illustrated with more then 400 color illustrations, the Atlas looks at the history of Jerusalem with maps, drawings, and isometric reconstructions, all updated with the latest archaeological evidence.
Jerusalem is perhaps the most interesting city on earth. Sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike, it dates back to at least the third millennium BCE. David made it his capital; Solomon glorified it with his Temple; it fell to Babylonia in 586 BCE and was rebuilt by Ezra and Nehemiah; ut was the city of the Maccabees and of the Herods, and the place where Hesus was tried and crucified. Titus razed its buildings and destroyed the Temple in 70 CE. After the revolt of Bar Kochba, the Romans made Jerusalem a pagan shrine.
Jerusalem fell to the Crusaders in 1099; in 1187, Muslims, led by Saladin, captured the city and held it almost continuously untill the British took control after World War 1. The British Mandate ended un 1948 when the State of Israel was born. In 1967, Israel reunited the city.

Special features of the Atlas include:
Concise, easy-to-read text.
Full-color illustrations, maps, drawings, and photos throughout.
Definitive and authoritative information.
Selected bibliography of further readings
Thorough index
An up-to-date approach, based on the latest findings.

The Illustrated Bible Atlas 
The Illustrated Bible Atlas with Historical Notes   
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