This thoroughly revised edition of the Gold Medallion Award-winning Zondervan NIV Atlas of the Bible uses innovative 3D imaging technology and over one hundred images to bring the biblical world to life with unprecedented clarity. Plus, over one hundred full-color, multidimensional maps trace the progression of Old and New Testament history, providing you with an accessible and accurate resource---a treasure trove of insights for students of the Bible.
"Zondervan Atlas of the Bible" is an excellent Bible atlas that also contains Bible background information. It was full of color photographs of the various regions so the reader could see what they look like (in modern times). There were also some pictures of the ruins of various cities. There were charts, timelines, and, of course, lots and lots of maps. Most of the maps had a 3D look to show the relative elevation and also showed the locations of cities, rivers, and known ancient international … more
The first map of the Holy Land that has stayed with me was in Hilaire Belloc's 1937 THE CRUSADES. Belloc's strategic argument is that permanent European occupation was ultimately doomed because the leaders of the First Crusade failed to take Damascus when it was ripe for plucking. One simple but clear map by Belloc then showed how Damascus was key to the "backdoor" road to the Crusader Kingdoms -- along a route east of the last mountains and west of almost untrackable desert. This road is called … more