Religious; History; The Harper Atlas of the Bible sets the Bible in its full context for the first time and conveys an almost tangible sense of the land, events, and the people portrayed in the world's most famous book. In stunning four-color graphic detail it offers the most comprehensive coverage available of the Bible and history of the ancient Near East. This book combines five years of work by an international team of fifty eminent archaeologist, linguists, geographers, interpreters of ancient texts, geologist, and historians. 134 Unique maps together with the specially commissioned full-color artwork dramatically convey the sense of the landscape in which the ancient events took place. 450 illustrations include unusual reconstruction of important sites such as Jerusalem as Jesus saw it and the splendors of Byzantine ecclesiastical architecture. (254 Pgs) Illustrated in color. DJ & BOOK NEAR VVGAUTHOR: James B. Pritchard PUBLISHER: Harper & Row ISBN: 0061818836 YEAR: 1987 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: First Ed.