A major Lion reference book on the Bible, "The World of the Bible" explores the culture of the Israelites and the nations that surrounded them. The book also assesses the wider context of civilizations elsewhere in the world.
Areas covered include: Ancient cultures and the dawn of time - including the cultures of ancient Mesopotamia, Sumeria, Akkad and ancient Egypt; Bronze Age Palestine - the Canaanites, Syrians and other inhabitants of the period; The Age of Empires - the Syrians, Assyrians, Babylonians and Persians; and, The Dawn of the Modern World - Greek culture and civilization, Alexander the Great, and the rise of Rome. The main text is supplemented throughout with features on related topics of interest.
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