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    DescriptionOf immense significance to three major religions and cultures, the Holy Land has attracted visitors since the fifth century BC. This guide provides: coverage of all the main sites in the city of Jerusalem and throughout the Holy Land; 150 high-quality site plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs; routes through the Old City of Jerusalem, and comprehensive list of sites in the Holy Land, ranging from Abu Ghosh and Akko, to Wadi Kharitun and Yehiam; a brief historical outline and glossary of essential terms; and information about museums and opening times, and advice on visiting desert areas.

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    The Holy Land
    An Oxford Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 514
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    ISBN 13: 9780192880130
    ISBN 10: 0192880136

    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBH
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D, 3F, 3H, 3J
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBP
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: TRV016000, SOC003000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
    DC21: 915.6940454
    LC classification: DS111.M88
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    Thema V1.0: WTH, NKD
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M, 3KL
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FBH
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C, 3KH
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAL, 1FBP
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th ed rev and expanded
    Illustrations note
    illustrated throughout with maps, plans, diagrams
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    31 March 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor is Professor of New Testament Studies at the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise, Jerusalem. He is the author of many books, including Paul: A Critical Life (OUP, 1996), and Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls (1990). Jerome Murphy-O'Connor has a great deal of practical experience in the field of archaeology and after living in Jerusalem for many years he has developed an intimate knowledge of sites in the Holy Land."