- ISBN: 9780415223157 | 0415223156
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- Copyright: 1/13/2006
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From the ruins of the ancient seaside city of Acco, to the small but archaeologically important town of Yokneam, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible provides readers with a comprehensive guide to the ancient cities that played a vital role in the world from which the Bible originated.Not only covering renowned cities such as Jerusalem and Jericho, the book also includes lesser known towns like Aroer, Beth-Zur and Gibeah, which have all provided their own valuable contributions to the way in which we now understand the biblical world.A fascinating, easy-to-follow text, key features include:* the biblical context of each city or town* a summary of its known archeological history* non-biblical references to the site* photographs and illustrations* a concise bibliography for further readingAlso provided is a handy reference map to the major archaeological sites in Israel, as well as chronological tables for easy reference.Concise, informative and high accessible, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible is a superb overview of the cities and towns that made up the Biblical world, and an essential resource for students and enthusiasts.