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Historical atlas of the Bible

Author: Ian Barnes; Malcolm Swanston
Publisher: Edison, NJ : Chartwell Books, 2006.
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Places the key events and people described in the bible into their social and geographic context, showing the link between the scriptures and the society in which they were written.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barnes, Ian, 1946-
Historical atlas of the Bible.
Edison, NJ : Chartwell Books, 2006
(OCoLC)705774118
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Barnes; Malcolm Swanston
ISBN: 0785821570 : 9780785821571
OCLC Number: 72763413
Notes: "A visual guide from ancient times to the New Testament."--Cover.
Description: 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 34 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The ancient Near East --
Archeology of the Bible --
History of the Bible --
Patriarchs and their world --
The journeys of Abraham --
Isaac, Jacob and Joseph --
The exodus --
Invasion and conquest --
Struggles of the judges --
The ark captured --
Samuel --
Saul, first king of Israel --
The struggle for power --
King David --
Solomon's rule and empire --
David and Solomon's city --
The nation divided --
Egypt invades --
Wars of Israel and Judah --
The prophet Elijah --
Elisha and the revolt of Jehu --
Tribute to Assyria --
Crafts and industries --
The spread of writing --
Renaissance of the kingdoms --
Chaos --
Ways of war --
The destruction of Israel and Judah --
Exile to Babylonia --
Babylon --
The rise of Persia --
Return from exile --
Resettlement and reconstruction --
Alexander's empire --
Alexander's successors --
Maccabean revolt --
Jewish independence --
The shadow of Rome --
Herod's kingdom --
Birth of Jesus --
Judaea and Galilee --
The ministry of Jesus --
The last days of Jesus --
Death of Jesus --
Conversion of Saul --
Paul's missionary journeys --
Evangelizing Christianity --
Jewish revolts against Rome --
The spread of Christianity --
People of the Bible --
The Holy Land today --
Timeline.
Responsibility: Ian Barnes ; with contributions by Malcolm Swanston.

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Places the key events and people described in the bible into their social and geographic context, showing the link between the scriptures and the society in which they were written.

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