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A history of the Holy Land

by Michael Avi-Yonah

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Michael Avi-Yonah ; translated by Charles Weiss and Pamela Fitton.
The Physical Object
Pagination324p. :
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22453844M
ISBN 100297178636

Buy The Story of the Holy Land: A Visual History 1st New edition by Peter Walker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(38). " THE HOLY LAND ". Pictorial Guide Book to Israel's Biblical and Holy Places, Rich with Pictures & Illustrations. We are a small team dedicated to your service Seller Rating: % positive.

  The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)—covers the years to in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history/5(38). A good history of the Holy Land It was an overall view of the history of this part of the world that is important to 2 religious movements. it has left its imprint of Western Civilizations for the past + years.

In this telling, the Holy Grail was then transported by Joseph from the Holy Land to Avalon, which came to be identified with a specific location: Glastonbury, in the southwest of the British Isles.   Land of Faith the Holy Land, revered throughout recorded history as the cradle of monotheistic religion. For a person of faith whose beliefs are rooted in the Bible, there is no place on.


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A history of the Holy Land by Michael Avi-Yonah Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land covers the 3, years which saw the rise of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam--and relates the familiar stories of the sacred texts with the fruits of modern scholarship. Beginning with the origins of the people who became the Israel of the Bible, it follows the course of the ensuing millennia down to the time when the Ottoman Empire succumbed to /5(3).

The history of the Holy Land stretches back to the dawn of time, and encompasses a dramatic mix of events - from border skirmishes to full scale invasions, from the wanderings of Abraham and the patriarchs to the powerful teaching of numerous prophets/5(38).

The book The Holy Land by George W. Knight; an illustrated guide to its history, geography, culture and holy sites, is a really neat, compact, handy, and beautifully illustrated book that reveals the grandeur of the Holy Land and significant historical places that you read about in /5(43).

Holy Books from Israel for both the serious Bible student seeking a clearer understanding of the roots of Christianity and everyone interested in the History, Culture and events that shaped the Holy land. Good choise of books on Israel history at the best price/5(30).

As a veteran Israeli guide I realised that there was no concise history book for the amateur historian wanting to understand the complex history of this small piece of land nestled between Egypt and the Fertile Crescent so I wrote and published this book in /5(15).

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)—covers the years to in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history/5().

A Historical Tour of the Holy Land: A Concise History of the Land of Israel: Beryl Ratzer: : Books is excellent. A History of Israel and the Holy Land: Michael Avi-Yonah, Shimon Peres: : Books. Laid out in a stunning series of color spreads, the history of the Holy Landfrom Bible times to the present dayis brought vividly to life.

Peter Walker A visual tour of the promised land, from the stark vistas of the Judean wilderness to the lush banks of Jordan, for those who want to see the places of the Bible from the comfort of their own /5(11). In his latest book, Crusaders: An Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands, Jones tells the the history of the Crusades, the sequence of religious wars that led to the founding of the Knights Templar in To win a copy of Crusaders, answer the following question: The Crusaders.

This book is beautiful. Pacwa is an expert tour guide having been to the Holy Land over 50 times. Reading about the history and his reflections and prayers, is a very spiritual experience that leads one closer to Christ in a big way/5.

Buy Israel history books on-line from Israel history books reflect the long existence of the Holy Land. Israel history books server as a source of inspiration, information and celebration.

You can explore the history and traditions of the Jewish faith through Israel history books. This is a great book for pilgrims of limited knowledge of the Bible and the history of the Holy Land in the time of Jesus.

It is a companion book for both preparation before you leave and during the /5(1). The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Asbridgea renowned historian who writes with maximum vividness (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)covers the years to in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history/5().

A History of the Holy Land. From the Promise to the Captivity B.C. God calls Abraham to the land of Canaan (Gen. –3). B.C. God cuts an unconditional covenant with Abraham and tells him the boundaries of the land He has given to him and his seed forever (Gen.

15). The prehistory of the Holy Land (until BC) / Emmanuel Anati --The Canaanite and Israelite periods ( BC) / Hanoch Reviv --The second temple ( BC-AD 70) ; Jews, Romans and Byzantines () / Michael Avi-Yonah --The history of Palestine from the Arab conquest until the crusades () / Moshe Sharon --Palestine during the.

Since its publication inHoly Land has become an American classic. In "quick, translucent prose" (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) that is at once lyrical and unsentimental, D. Waldie recounts growing up in Lakewood, California, a prototypical post-World War II out in sections as carefully measured as a grid of tract houses, Holy Land is by turns/5.

The Holy Land Handbook is a beautifully illustrated guide to the history, culture, geography, and key sites of the Bible.

This 'readable reference' transports you to the land where Abraham, David, and Jesus lived, explaining the what, when, where, and why of their stories—and many, many more.

The Holy Land Handbook provides details on the history, setting, and importance of more than key Brand: Barbour Books. The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Asbridgea renowned historian who writes with maximum vividness More.

The book begins with a broad chronological table of the historical periods and their dates. Where necessary, some chapters have an additional detailed chronology. The scale map on which fifty two sites are marked and a table of distances help the reader get a sense of the Holy Land and how tiny it really is.

TRAILER Journey to the Holy Land You and Dave will begin your adventure by taking a step between the pages of the Old Testament – back in time, before the existence of Israeli – to walk alongside the Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

You’ll then slip into the shadows of the pyramids of Egypt, to [ ]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Mecca is a companion volume to Peters' earlier study, The Hajj: The Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca and the Holy Places (reviewed in MEQ, September ).That book focuses on the experience of the pilgrimage, in Mecca and outside it; this one focuses on the geography and history of what Peters calls "the Muslim Holy Land," by which he means "Mecca and Medina and their spiritual environs.".These books about the Holy Land are around pages in length and will give you all the info you want about each biblical site in Israel.

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