Tuesday, 12 February 2008

Recommended Bible Atlas

The Carta Bible Atlas Fourth Edition with Index to Persons by Yohanan Aharoni, Michael Avi-Yonah and Anson F. Rainey, and Ze'ev Safrai

The Carta Bible Atlas (previously titled The Macmillan Bible Atlas) has been the premier Bible atlas of choice for students, scholars, and clergy for decades. Carta, Jerusalem, is pleased to present a new, corrected, fourth edition of this atlas that includes detailed maps, analytical notes relating biblical events to geographical locations, military campaigns, travel routes, archaeological highlights, a place index, and a index to persons has been added to this edition, 271 two-color maps and text depicting religious, political, military, and economic events of the Biblical Era, the Second Temple, and the beginning of the Common Era (3000 BCE to 200 CE). Illuminating maps and text are illustrations of statues and likenesses, tools and weapons, coins and artifacts. In addition, there are valuable appendices, a detailed comparative chronology of early civilizations, a key to the maps according to persons, making this work the most comprehensive Bible atlas available.(223 Pages) also see other Jewish books

The Author Yochanan Aharoni also involve in the excavation work in Tell Sheva

Stratum II

Excavated by Y. Aharoni 1969-1975, broad areas of Stratum II of Tell Sheba were exposed.

Reconstruction work began in 1990 and has concentrated on rebuilding the city as it was in the latter part of the 8th century, the time of King Hezekiah.

The Hebraic Torah Transliteration scripture, I will be using the Carta Bible Atlas which I have a week ago acquire this book, I will add in the cross reference Map reading , providing the Map number, the verse of the event, page in which you can find the appropriate event and the subject heading. The page is according the fourth edition. I have check that those using older edition has the same page, there may be some amendment of map as I seem to notice. The only difference is the cover page design and a index to persons has been added to this edition.

If you visit Israel you may find this book in some tourist bookstore outlet, such as the Garden tomb or Caesaria etc you might as well get a copy if you have an old edition or you do not have one.



subject topic : The Battle by the pool at Gibeon

Dateline: CA 1015 BC -

Verses of Event : 2 Sam 2:12-32

see map 99 page 76

The coming updates I will quote the cross reference to the pages on which the scripture reference is found. It will be some time to complete.

Carta's Comprehensive Bible Atlas

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