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The Holy Land (ancient World)

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Holy Land

Oxford University Press, USA

Author: Peter Connolly


Text, pictures, photographs, and maps present the history of the Jews in Judea from the reign of Herod the Great through the governance of Pontius Pilate to the destruction of the Temple and the siege at Masada.
Written by Peter Connolly and it was published in May of 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA. The child's book has 96 pages and it provides you with various amazingly colored illustrations. The book is 10.98"H x 0.28"L x 8.62"W. It weighs something like 0.98 lbs. To get your personal copy of this children's book, click on our partners via the link below.

Peter Connolly's book brings to life the people and events of a crucial period in the history of the world. Spanning a hundred years that culminate inside the fall of Masada in 73 AD, Connolly reconstructs the day-to-day lives--domestic, religious, and military--of the Jewish folks in Judea, Galilee, and Jerusalem, mostly below the reign of the great King Herod. The book's fascinating illustrations, according to exhaustive up-to-date research, recreate minute details with stunning precision. For young adults considering Jewish history, the ancient world, and also the beginnings of Christianity, this book provides thorough information with unique clarity. The volume functions a tour of the geography of the eastern Mediterranean and a review of archaeological excavations and discoveries in the region.


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