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    DescriptionOf immense significance to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the Holy Land has been attracting visitors since the fifth century BC. Covering all the main sites both in the city of Jerusalem and throughout the Holy Land and including over 150 high quality site plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs, this book provides the ultimate visitor guide to the rich archaeological heritage of the region. Fully updated with all the latest information, this new edition includes updates on the crucial recent developments at the Holy Sepulchre and on six completely new sites, including a Middle Bronze Age water system in Jerusalem and what may be the original Pool of Siloam.


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    Title
    The Holy Land
    Subtitle
    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: 576
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199236664
    ISBN 10: 0199236666
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 800
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    BIC subject category V2: WTHM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: TRV015020
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 56
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 933, 956.94
    BIC subject category V2: 1FBH
    LC classification: DS111 .M8 2008
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A17260000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS019000, REL033000
    Thema V1.0: WTHM, NK, NHG, QRA, NKD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FBH, 1QBAL
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    155 halftones, linecuts, and maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    01 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Jerome Murphy-O'Connor is Professor of New Testament at the Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise in Jerusalem and a leading authority on the Historical Jesus and Saint Paul. His other publications include Paul: A Critical Life (1996) and Paul. His Story (2004), both also published by Oxford University Press.
    Review quote
    All who plan to visit the Holy Land in the coming years should buy a copy of this excellent guide J. Day, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
    Table of contents
    Introduction ; A Brief Historical Outline ; PART 1 ; The City of Jerusalem ; PART 2 ; A-Z Guide to the Land