A fascinating exploration of the most influential collection of writings in Western history
Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 2006. Ian Barnes "The Historical Atlas of The Bible" Limited Deluxe Edition. An exceptional copy. Luxuriously bound in full genuine Leather. This edition features 399 pages on heavy art-print paper, colour-illustrated throughout with many geographical maps. Publisher's richly gilt-ornamented and gilt-titled thick red-brown leatherette-binding over 3 raised bands, all edges 22k-gilt, silken strong marker-ribbon and moirée-silk endpapers. Folio (ca. 34 x 24 x 4 cm; ca. 3 kg.)
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The Historical Atlas of The Bible
This is a fascinating exploration of the most influential collection of writings in Western history. By placing the events and people described in the Bible into their social and geographical context, it seeks to provide new insights into the scriptures and illuminate a truly significant period in the development of Western civilization.
The authoritative, engrossing text is accompanied throughout with quotes from the Bible, showing the link between the historical events described and the scriptures. There are 100 beautifully detailed maps illustrating the movements of people and the development of nations, and there are over 100 color photographs and illustrations of archaeological sites and artifacts.
This is a comprehensive account of what is undoubtedly the key book in the development of Western civilization. As such, it is sure to be of great interest to believers and non-believers alike.
About the Author
Dr. Ian Barnes is Head of the Department of History and International Studies at the University of Derby, England. He studied at the University of Sussex, England; the University of Stockholm, Sweden; and the London School of Economics (University of London). He has also been a United States Information Agency Visiting Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has authored numerous articles on European history and has written The Historical Atlas of Asia, The Historical Atlas of Europe, and The Historical Atlas of the American Revolution.
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* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations
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