The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700

The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700

Paperback Oxford Archaeological Guides

By (author) Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

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  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
  • Format: Paperback | 514 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 216mm x 30mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 31 March 1998
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0192880136
  • ISBN 13: 9780192880130
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th ed rev and expanded
  • Illustrations note: illustrated throughout with maps, plans, diagrams

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Of 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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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."