Fifty Major Cities of the Bible: From Dan to Beersheba
Taylor & Francis, 2006 - 246
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 reading
Also 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.
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main excavations in the Holy Land
city with a view
the city of palaces
where did David really go?
home of the Middle Bronze Age silver calf
Ashkelon from the northwest
where the fire went out
a huge water well and a deadly
the mightiest Canaanite city of them all
Three Bronze Age temples from Hazor
the enclosure of Abraham
why did Herod the Great have
Iron Age pools at Heshbon
Iron Age Beersheba gate and store rooms
no golden calf yet
Bethlehem was Jesus really born here?
Tell Beth Saida
why is there a cigarshaped coffin
of mice and Philistine men
Herods city by the sea
Archaeological plan of site
of fishermen and gold coins
Plan of Greek Orthodox side of Capernaum
Umayyad Gold Hoard on day discovered
the curse really work?
Massebot and high places the gods of Dan
Middle Bronze Age II mudbrick gate
Tel Dan Bama high place
Philistine capital of the olive
Drawing of Philistine hearth discovered at Ekron
Tell elFarah North with what is called the dividing wall
an important city but probably
Solomon build a city gate here?
Tell elFul possible Gibeah
a big nail in the coffin of
Plastered skull prepottery Neolithic period
whatever happened to David and Solomon?
Steppedstone structure City of David
Hezekiahs Broad Wall
Jezreel Tel was Omri just boasting?
Lamelek stamped jar handle
Iron Age II palacefort
frontrow seat for watching the end
Drawing of sixchamber gates traditionally attributed to Solomon
whats an ebenezer?
Church of the Annunciation
general view of ruins
what do all these trees and stones mean?
Middle Bronze Age cyclopean wall
Middle Bronze Age cultic? stone
the place of priests
Cult stand Taanach late tenth century BCE
whats in a name?
the jewel beside the Sea of Galilee