DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands: Discover the Story of the Holy Land its Geography, History, and the Ancient Civilizations of its Peoples (Paperback)
From the early ancestors of the middle stone ages to the Greeks and Romans in 40 BCE, countless civilizations and people have lived in the eastern Mediterranean area known as the Bible Lands. Discover the story of the Holy Lands and the people who lived there before the time of Christ in DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands, now available in paperback for the first time.
Learn what kind of jewelry and pottery the Canaanites traded with Egypt and see armor from ancient Assyria. Explore the different gods and goddesses each civilization worshiped, how the people of the Bible Lands defended their cities, and more in DK Eyewitness Books: Bible Lands.
Each revised Eyewitness book retains the stunning artwork and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. On every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that make Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.
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About the Author
Jonathan Tubb has been a field archaeologist since the 1970s, after training at the Institute of Archaeology in London. He has served as the assistant director of the institute's excavations at Qadesh, and as the director of excavations in Jordan for the British Museum. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and chairman of Archaeology Abroad as well as the Palestine Exploration Fund. He is the author of Bible Lands.