The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land by Ephraim Stern (Editor); Ayelet Lewinson-Gilboa (Editor); Joseph Aviram (Editor)
Call Number: Ref DS111.A2 N488 1992
Publication Date: 1993-04-01
This revised and updated edition of the classic in its field is an essential reference tool for all students of Christianity. Listing archaeological sites vital to an accurate understanding of the origins and developments of the great western religions, it also contains app. 100 pages on ancient Churches and Monasteries. Organised alphabetically and in four volumes this comprehensive work contains over 400 articles prepared by more than 150 scholars around the world. Lavishly illustrated with more than 2000 maps, plans, charts and drawings.
Draws on experts in archaeology to provide information on such aspects of the Bible as cultural history, folklore in the ancient Near East, travel and communication, music, and even the use of computers in Biblical studies
This comprehensive, illustrated guide has become a classic reference on Middle Eastern archaeology since its first publication in 1972. This third edition is again revised and updated, with the latest findings from digs in the Holy Land compiled from the work of twenty world-renowned archaeologists.