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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Preface
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. Contents
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  1. List of Illustrations
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  1. List of Maps and Plans
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  1. List of Abbreviations
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  1. Introduction
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  1. I. Mesopotamian Beginnings
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  1. 1. The Early and Predynastic Periods, C.5000-C.2800 B.C.
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  1. 2. The Early Dynastic Period, c.2800-c.2360 B.C.
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  1. 3. The Old Akkadian Period, c.2360-c.2180 B.C.
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  1. 4. The Gutian Period, c.2180-C.2070 B.C.
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  1. 5. The Neo-Sumerian Period, c.2070-c.l960 B.C
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  1. 6. The Period of Elamite and Amorite Invasions, c.1960-c.1830 B.C.
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  1. 7. The Old Babylonian Period, C.1830-C.1550 B.C.
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  1. II. The Panorama of Egypt
  2. pp. 62-67
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  1. 1. The Early and Predynastic Periods, c.5000-c.2900 B.C.
  2. pp. 68-71
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  1. 2. The Protodynastic Period (First and Second Dynasties), c.2900-c.2700 B.C.
  2. pp. 72-75
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  1. 3. The Old Kingdom (Third to Sixth Dynasties), c.2700-c.2200 B.C
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  1. 4. First Intermediate Period (Seventh to Eleventh Dynasties), c.2200-c.l989 B.C.
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  1. 5. The Middle Kingdom (Twelfth Dynasty), c.1989-c.1776 B.C.
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  1. 6. Second Intermediate Period (Thirteenth to Seventeenth Dynasties), c.1776-c.1570 B.C.
  2. pp. 84-86
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  1. 7. The New Kingdom (Eighteenth to Twentieth Dynasties), c.1570-c.1150 B.C
  2. pp. 87-109
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  1. 8. The Decline (Twenty-First to Thirtieth Dynasties),c.1150-332 B.C.
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  1. III. Penetrating the Past in Palestine
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  1. 1. The Archeological Periods in Palestine
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  1. 2. Excavations and Discoveries Relating to Hebrew Times
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  1. IV. Empires of Western Asia: Assyria, Chaldea, and Persia
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  1. 1. The Kassites, c.1650-c.1175 B.C.
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  1. 2. The Hittites, c.1900-c.1200 B.C
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  1. 3. Assyrian Beginnings, c.3000-c.1700 B.C.
  2. p. 168
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  1. 4. The Assyrian Kingdom, c.1700-c.1100 B.C.
  2. p. 169
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  1. 5. The Assyrian Empire, c.1100-633 B.C.
  2. pp. 170-182
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  1. 6. The Decline and Fall of Assyria, 633-612 B.C.
  2. pp. 183-184
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  1. 7. The New Babylonian Empire, 612-539 B.C.
  2. pp. 185-191
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  1. 8. The Persian Empire, 539-331 B.C
  2. pp. 192-205
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  1. 9. Alexander the Great, 336-323 B.C.
  2. p. 206
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  1. 10. The Successors of Alexander, 323-30 B.C.
  2. pp. 207-208
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  1. V. The Holy Land in the Time of Jesus
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  1. 1. The Rise of Rome and the Roman Empire, c.753 B.C.-A.D. 476
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  1. 2. The Time of the Maccabees, c.168-63 B.C.
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  1. 3. Palestine under Herodian and Roman Rule, 63 B.C.-A.D. 70
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  1. 4. Sacred Ways and Sites
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  1. 5. The Later History of Jerusalem
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  1. VI. Following Paul the Traveler
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  1. 1. The Decline and Disappearance of Jewish Christianity
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  1. 2. The Work of Paul
  2. pp. 253-296
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  1. 3. The Martyrdom of Paul and Peter
  2. pp. 297-304
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  1. VII. Manuscripts Found in the Sand
  2. pp. 305-306
  1. 1. The Writing Material of the Ancient World
  2. pp. 307-320
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  1. 2. The Modern Discovery of Ancient Papyri
  2. pp. 321-331
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  1. 3. Manuscripts of Paul's Letters
  2. pp. 332-352
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  1. VIII. Exploring the Catacombs and Studying the Sarcophagi
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  1. 1. The Character of the Catacombs
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  1. 2. The Rediscovery of the Catacombs
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  1. 3. The Jewish Catacombs
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  1. 4. The Christian Catacombs
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  1. 5. The Art of the Catacombs
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  1. 6. The Inscriptions in the Catacombs
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  1. 7. Catacombs in Other Cities and Lands
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  1. 8. The Later History of the Roman Catacombs
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  1. 9. Early Christian Sarcophagi
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  1. IX. The Story of Ancient Churches
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  1. 1. Dura-Europos
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  1. 2. Early Churches at Rome
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  1. 3. Years of Persecution and Years of Peace
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  1. 4. Churches in Rome
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  1. 5. Churches in Palestine
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  1. 6. Churches in Syria
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  1. 7. Churches in Egypt
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  1. 8. Churches in Constantinople
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  1. Index of Scriptural References
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  1. General Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400875153
Related ISBN
9780691035505
MARC Record
OCLC
967568548
Pages
650
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-05
Language
English
Open Access
No
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