The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide, Fifth Edition  -     By: Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
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The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide, Fifth Edition

Oxford University Press / 2008 / Paperback

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At the geographic heart of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam lies the Holy Land. A tremendous tool for traveling scholars and pilgrims, this indispensable guide covers significant sites in Jerusalem, throughout Israel, and beyond. Fully updated, it offers over 150 plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs; routes through the Old City of Jerusalem; historical outlines; an index; and more. 551 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 551
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0199236666
ISBN-13: 9780199236664
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Publisher's Description

The geographic heart and soul of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, the Holy Land has immense significance for the millions of visitors it has attracted since as early as the fifth century BC. Now in an exciting new edition, this popular handbook once again offers tourists an indispensable, illustrated guide to over 200 of the most important archeological and religious sites in the City of Jerusalem and the surrounding area.
Fully updated with all the latest information, The Holy Land presupposes little knowledge of history or archaeology, giving clear directions on how to find sites and monuments of interest--both well-known locations and those less familiar. With entries including the Damascus Gate, the Via Dolorosa, Mount Sion, the Dead Sea, Hebron, and Jericho, this indispensable book includes detailed maps, plans, and illustrations that further illuminate these spectacular locales. Each entry explains the history and topography of a site as well as its function and significance. In his introduction, Father Jerome Murphy-O'Connor provides a brief historical outline of the Holy Land, from the Stone Age to the Modern Period, and lists sites accordingly. The Fifth Edition includes new information 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.
A marvelous Baedeker to both the city of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, brimming with practical advice and featuring more than 150 high quality site plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs, this book provides the ultimate visitor's guide to one of the richest archaeological regions in the world.

Author Bio


Jerome Murphy-O'Connor is Professor of New Testament at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem and a leading authority on the historical Jesus and Saint Paul. His other publications include Paul: A Critical Life and Paul, His Story.

Editorial Reviews


Review from previous edition
"The Oxford Archaeological Guides offer a wealth of detailed, accurate but always readable information, providing anyone who has a serious interest in archaeology with the means to derive the utmost benefit from a visit to an ancient site. They are user-friendly and highly recommended."--Paul Bahn


Review from previous edition
"Always respectful, yet never gullible or preachy, Father Murphy-O'Connor's The Holy Land is by far the best popular guide to its subject ever written. Every entry bears the indelible mark of having been written by someone who knows the place it describes, and has seen it with an expert intelligence and an open mind."--John Romer


Review from previous edition
"A brilliant accomplishment, packed with authoritative information... the one book you must bring with you when you visit Israel."--Walter Zanger


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