The Biblical World: An Illustrated Atlas by Jean-Pierre Isbouts employs a non-denominational perspective and a wide range of sources from ancient hieroglyphic texts to the latest scientific findings to place Bible stories in the framework of history. To locate sites and events, "National Geographic" cartographers have created 50 all-new maps of stunning quality.
Casting the tumultuous history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam against the rich canvas of the Near East, The Biblical World: An Illustrated Atlas by Jean-Pierre Isbouts reveals how three great religions emerged from the same cradle. In addition, The Biblical World: An Illustrated Atlas by Jean-Pierre Isbouts has chronologically arranged chapters which detail battles, conquests, tribal migrations, natural calamities, and more and it supports the stories with intriguing archaeological evidence.
To locate sites and events, National Geographic cartographers have created fifty all-new maps of stunning quality. Hundreds of photographs and artifacts add visual excitement. Quick-read timelines link events across cultures while illustrated sidebars focus on what life was like during each era: family roles, farming, trade, dress, childbirth, burial customs, and other aspects of daily existence.