Oxford Bible Atlas

Oxford Bible Atlas

Book - 2009
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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 itsstories 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 theirpeoples 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 intocontact. 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.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009, ©2007
Edition: Fourth edition
ISBN: 9780199560462
0199560463
Branch Call Number: 220.91 Ox
Description: x, 229 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Curtis, Adrian
Alternative Title: Bible atlas

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