The first atlas of the Bible to treat its subject geographically rather than historically, this unique work features the main biblical sites, illustrated with photographs and colour maps. The book opens with a description of the Bible, explains how it came to be composed and how it has been transmitted to us through medieval manuscript copies and modern translations. The second section of the text provides an outline of the historical background of the Bible, from the time of Abraham to the close of the New Testament period. The third and principal section discusses the main geographical regions of the Bible and the sites within them. The history and main features of each region and site are described, and references are made throughout to incidents from the Old and New Testaments. The author is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield and has written many books on biblical subjects.
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Book Description Phaidon Press Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0714826324