Biblical Turkey : A Guide to the Jewish and Christian Sites of Asia Minor
Biblical Turkey has become the authoritative and comprehensive guide to the ancient Jewish and Christian sites in Turkey. It includes all the references to cities, regions, provinces, and natural features in the Jewish Bible/Old Testament, Apocrypha/Deuterocanonicals, New Testament, and Apostolic Fathers. Special features include Sidetrips, which point to nearby sites that are also of interest to visitors. The In-Sites help readers to read between the lines for special insights into the biblical text. In the Ancient Voice section, writers from antiquity speak about the ancient world of Asia Minor. Colorful photographs and plans of selected sites illustrate the volume. The third edition incorporates fresh archaeological discoveries including the new excavation at Derbe. Also added is a new section on Calneh (Tell Tayinat) and its sister site Alalakh (Tell Atchana).
- Paperback | 400 pages
- 150 x 210 x 22mm | 750g
- 31 Aug 2014
- Zero Production Ltd. / Ege Publications
- Taksim, Turkey
- 3rd Revised edition
About Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson (D.Litt. et Phil., University of South Africa) is an American scholar who has lived in Turkey with his wife Dindy since 2004. He is the founder and director of two organizationsthe Seven Churches Network (www.sevenchurches.org) and the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya. Their purpose is to promote the study of early Judaism and Christianity in Asia Minor within the context of the Greco-Roman world. Wilson regularly leads study trips to the biblical sites in Turkey and other countries in the eastern Mediterranean. He has also conducted several seminars for Turkish tour guides on Turkeys biblical heritage. Wilson is the author and editor of numerous books including three studies on the book of Revelation. He has also authored many articles on Asia Minor, some of which are found in the Dictionary of the Bible and its Reception and the Baker Bible Handbook. He is a member of eight academic societies, and was featured in a History Channel production shot in Turkey called The First Christians. His research interests include ancient synagogues as well as ancient roads and biblical routes. Mark and his wife Dindy have four adult children, four grandsons and four granddaughters.