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The sacred bridge : Carta's atlas of the Biblical world / Anson F. Rainey ; R. Steven Notley.

Author/Creator:
Rainey, Anson F., 1930-
Other title:
Carta's atlas of the Biblical world
Publication:
Jerusalem : Carta, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
448 p. : ill., col. maps ; 35 cm.
Subjects:
Bible -- Geography -- Maps.
Bible -- History of Biblical events.
Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Local subjects:
New Testament -- Geography -- Maps.
New Testament -- History of New Testament events.
Contents:
Dimensions and disciplines
The ancient world view
The land bridge
The dawn of history
Amurrite dominance
Conquest and confrontation
The Amarna age
The Ramesside age
Crisis and transition
Survival and renewal
Territorial states
Regional conflicts
Window of opportunity
Imperial domination
Crisis and turmoil
Persian domination
Alexander and the early Hellenistic period
The Hasmonean struggle for independence
The Hasmonean kingdom
Hasmonean decline and the rise of Herod
Herod and his sons
Historical geography of the Gospels
The early days of the Church
The first Jewish revolt against Rome
the Bar Kochba revolt.
Notes:
Chapters 1-16 by Anson F. Rainey ; chapters 17-25 by R. Steven Notley.
With contributions by J. Uzziel, I. Shai, B. Schultz.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 403 - 432) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund.
Contributor:
Notley, R. Steven.
Karṭa (Firm).
Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
965220529X
Web link:
The Bernard W. Freeman Book Fund Home Page
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