By: Bahat, Dan. With Chaim T. Rubinstein. Introduction by Eric Meyers. Translated by Shlomo Ketko.

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152 pp, 4to (11 3/4" H). "Lavishly illustrated with more than 400 color illustrations, the Atlas looks at the history of Jerusalem with maps, drawings, and isometric reconstructions, all updated with the latest archaeological evidence. Jerusalem is perhaps the most interesting city on earth. Sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike, it dates back to at least the third millenium BCE. David made it his capital; Solomon glorified it with his Temple; it fell to Babylonia in 586 BCE and was rebuilt by Ezra and Nehemiah; it was the city of the Maccabees and of the Herods, and the place where Jesus was tried and crucified. Titus razed its buildings and destroyed the Temple in 70 CE. After the revolt of Bar Kochba, the Romans made Jerusalem a pagan shrine. Jerusalem fell to the Crusaders in 1099; in 1187, Muslims, led by Saladin, captured the city and held it almost continuously until the British took control after World War I. The British Mandate ended in 1948 when the State of Israel was born. In 1967, Israel reunited the city. Special features in the Atlas include: concise, easy-to-read text; four-color illustrations, maps, drawings, and photos throughout; definitive and authoritative information; selected bibliography of further readings; thorough index; an up-to-date approach, based on the latest findings. For anyone interested in biblical archaeology; geography; Jewish studies, culture, and history; and the history and culture of the Middle East, (this book) is certain to be an invaluable resource." Minor bump at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, small tear at bottom of spine - archivally taped, very light rubbing.


Author Name: Bahat, Dan. With Chaim T. Rubinstein. Introduction by Eric Meyers. Translated by Shlomo Ketko.

Categories: Military - Ancient to Renaissance, Religion, History and Travel, Military - General,

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1990

ISBN Number: 0134516427

ISBN Number 13: 9780134516424

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 20017

Keywords: Jerusalem, Topography, Archaeology, Ancient history, First Temple Period, Second, Jesus, Aelia Capitolina, Byzantine, Early Arab, Crusader, Crusades, Ayyubid, Mamluk, Ottoman, British Mandate, Israel, Mamluks, Sacred, Saladin, Bar Kochba, Roman Empire, Jews, Jewish, Christianity, Muslim, Cities, Temple, Herod, Titus, Crusaders, Maps, Atlases.,