Aerial Atlas of the Holy Land

Aerial Atlas of the Holy Land

Discover the Great Sites of History From the Air

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The great historical sites of the Holy Land -- seen from a unique perspective

Forever timely and compelling, the Holy Land is steeped in religious and historical significance. In 2007, its natural beauty and unparalleled biblical and archaeological heritage attracted more than 2.6 million tourists.

Now, thanks to aerial photography from a single, exceptionally high-quality and up-to-date source, the Aerial Atlas of the Holy Land reveals the ancient crossroads of Galilee, Samaria and Judea as never before seen in book form. Included are 36 sites of great Jewish, Christian or Muslim significance dating to Roman, Persian and Crusader times.

The informative text adds historical, religious and cultural context to this superb photographic survey of the Holy Land. Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Nazareth are featured, as are such other key locations as Caesarea, Philippi, Cana, Qumran, Jericho, Mount Hermon, the Carmel Caves, Tiberias, Dor and the Sea of Galilee.

Additional features include:

A full-color, two-page map detailing the cities and towns, physical features, transportation facilities and other aspects of the Holy Land today. Bibliography General Reading List

This breathtaking aerial portrait, with its authoritative text and supporting materials, celebrates the grandeur of one of the most famous areas of the world, bringing it to life for general readers as well as tourists and pilgrims.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, ON : Firefly, c2008
ISBN: 9781554073979
Branch Call Number: 915.694 BOW
Characteristics: 256 p. : col. ill., maps ; 29 cm

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