Dk Eyewitness Guides: Bible Lands
Discover the story of the Holy Land - its geography, history, and the ancient civilization of its people. This book tells the story of the lands of the Old Testament and the people who lived there. Stunningly photographed ancient...
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Discover the story of the Holy Land - its geography, history, and the ancient civilization of its people.
This book tells the story of the lands of the Old Testament and the people who lived there. Stunningly photographed ancient artefacts bring to life the many cultures that flourished in this part of the world from the founding of the stone-age settlement of Jericho around 10,000 BCE to the arrival of the Romans at the time of Jesus Christ.
Discover the foods that people ate and the animals that they reared. See sumptuous Persian silverware, a merchant ship from King Solomon's fleet, bronze-age weapons of war, and an Assyrian suit of armour. Specially commissioned models show the secret entrance to King Herod's impenetrable hill fort, and the inside of Solomon's famous temple. BIBLE LANDS shows how archaeological excavation has helped us to reconstruct the history of this extraordinary region.
Produced in association with the British Museum, London, BIBLE LANDS shows how the peoples of the Holy Land lived, providing a unique historical background to the Bible.
Each title in the Eyewitness series is an informative, visual account of the wonders of the world around us. Illustrated with colour photographs of objects from the natural world, from specialist museums and from rare private collections, the series offers a fresh approach to the mysteries of nature, history, science, arts, crafts and pastimes.;This collection of specially commissioned photographs looks at the story of the Holy Land. The book examines how different cultures have influenced and transformed the area.
Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.
This Eyewitness guide offers a concise, comprehensive guide to the lands of the Bible. The individual themes of each spread make up a complete visual story and a self-contained module of information.