Archaeology of the Bible: The Greatest Discoveries From Genesis to the Roman Era

Archaeology of the Bible: The Greatest Discoveries From Genesis to the Roman Era

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Fully rooted in modern scholarship, this richly illustrated book provides a sweeping overview of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the past few decades, revolutionizing our understanding of ancient Israel, Egypt, and Roman Judea in the time of Jesus. Using the principal Bible stories - from Genesis to the Gospels - as his framework, best-selling author Jean-Pierre Isbouts allows us to reimagine life in biblical times while prompting new ideas about the human history of the ancient Near East. A unique source of discovery for anyone interested in the history and archaeology of the lands of the Bible, regardless of their faith tradition, this glorious book offers:

• An authoritative window into all major discoveries, explaining the rise and fall of nations and empires of the time
• More than 375 stunning illustrations reconstructing the history and lands of the Bible
• Continuous time lines tracing the movement of people and ideas across the Near East
• 38 detailed maps contextualizing the places and events of the Bible
• Illustrated sidebars and period artifacts vividly highlighting daily life in the ancient Near East
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ISBN: 9781426217043

Published Date: October 25, 2016

Publisher: National Geographic

Language: English

Page Count: 352

Size: 11.22" l x 9.43" w x 1.00" h