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The Bible almanac

Author: J I Packer; Merrill C Tenney; William White
Publisher: Nashville : T. Nelson, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive handbook of the people of the Bible and how they lived. Covers for ancient Israel/Palestine/Middle East: geography, minerals, gems, animals, insects, plants, herbs, agriculture, tools, implements, trade, transportation, warfare, weapons, languages, writing, literature, poetry, laws, statutes, worship rituals, family relationships, women, marriage, divorce, birth, infancy, childhood, adolescence,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J I Packer; Merrill C Tenney; William White
ISBN: 0840751621 9780840751621
OCLC Number: 5675099
Description: 765 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Publisher's preface --
Editor's preface --
Editor's preface --
The ancient world --
Bible history --
Bible chronology --
Text and translations --
Archaeology --
Pagan religions and cultures --
The Egyptians --
The Babylonians and Assyrians --
Ugarit and the Canaanites --
The Persians --
The Greeks and Hellenism --
The Romans --
The geography of Palestine --
The minerals and gems of Palestine --
The animals and insects of Palestine --
Plants and herbs --
Agriculture --
Tools and implements --
Trade --
Transportation --
Warfare and weapons --
Forms of government --
Money and economics --
Languages and writing --
The literature of the Bible --
The poetry of the Bible --
Laws and statutes --
Worship rituals --
Family relationships --
Women and womanhood --
Marriage and divorce --
Birth and infancy --
Childhood and adolescence --
Diseases and healing --
Food and eating habits --
Clothing and cosmetics --
Architecture and furniture --
Music --
Jews in New Testament times --
Jesus Christ --
The apostles --
The early church --
Paul and his journeys --
Outline of the books of the Bible --
People of the Bible --
Places of the Bible --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by James I. Packer, Merrill C. Tenney, William White, Jr.

Abstract:

A comprehensive handbook of the people of the Bible and how they lived. Covers for ancient Israel/Palestine/Middle East: geography, minerals, gems, animals, insects, plants, herbs, agriculture, tools, implements, trade, transportation, warfare, weapons, languages, writing, literature, poetry, laws, statutes, worship rituals, family relationships, women, marriage, divorce, birth, infancy, childhood, adolescence, diseases, medicine, food, eating habits, clothing, cosmetics, architecture, furniture, music.

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