Bible Atlas

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PART I: THE BIBLICAL SETTING

Chapter 1 – The Face of the Ancient Near East

001 – The Ancient Near East
001a – Biblical Regions
002 – Modern States and the Ancient Near East
003 – Mesopotamia: Homeland of Abraham
004 – Egypt: Land of Bondage
005 – Syria and Lebanon
006 – International Routes, The King’s Highway
006a – Geography and Trade Routes of the Middle East

Chapter 2 – Natural Regions of Palestine

007 – National Regions of Ancient Palestine
007a – Physical Geography of Palestine
007b – Topography of Palestine
008 – Cross Sectional Views of Longitudinal Zones
009 – Northern Coastal Plains
010 – Plain of Dor, Plain of Sharon, Samaria, et al.
011 – Philistine Plain, Shephelah, Judah, and the Dead Sea
012 – Arabah, Negeb, Wildernesses of Zin and Paran
012a – The Old City of Jerusalem Today
013 – Modern Political Divisions of Ancient Palestine
014 – Climate Patterns of Ancient Palestine

PART II: THE HEBREW BIBLE PERIOD

Chapter 3 – Before Abraham

015 – Selected Neolithic and Chalcolithic Settlements
016 – The Table of Nations_(1)
016a – The Table of Nations_(2)
017 – Ancient Near East in the 3rd Millennium

Chapter 4 – The World of the Patriarchs

018 – Ancient Near East in the Time of the Patriarchs
018a – The Land of Canaan from Abraham to Moses
019 – Palestine in the Middle Bronze Age
020 – The Migration of Abraham
021 – Abraham in Canaan
021a – Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
022 – Travels of Jacob
023 – The Journeys of Joseph

Chapter 5 – The Egyptian Experience

024 – Expulsion of the Hyksos
025 – Egypt and Palestine in the Late Bronze Age
025a – Sites in the Amarna Archive (Akhetaton; Tell el-Amarna)
026 – Campaigns of Thutmose III and Amenhotep II
027 – Canaan in the 14th Century: The Tell el-Amarna Tablets
028 – The Egyptian Empire and the Hittites
028a – Egyptian Empire and Balance of Power, ca. 1400 BCE
029 – The Route of the Exodus

Chapter 6 – The Exodus

030 – Events during the Sojourn at Kadesh-Barnea
031 – Journey of the Spies
032 – The Journey from Kadesh-Barnea to the Plains of Moab

Chapter 7 – Conquest and Settlement

033 – Ancient Near East from 1200-100 BCE
033a – The Conquest of Canaan
034 – The Sea Peoples
035 – The Levant from 1200-1000 BCE
035a – The Conquest by Joshua
036 – Joshua’s Central and Southern Campaigns
037 – Joshua’s Northern Campaign
038 – The Limits of Israelite Settlement
038a – Israel in Canaan from Joshua to Samuel to Saul
039 – The Tribal Allotments of Israel
039a – The Division of the Land Among the Tribes
040 – Levitical Cities and Cities of Refuge (1)
040a – The Levitical Cities (2)
041 – The Judges of Israel
041a – The Period of the Judges
042 – Ehud and the Oppression of the Moabites
043 – Deborah’s Victory over the Canaanites
044 – Gideon’s Battles with the Amalekites
045 – Jephthah and the Ammonites
046 – Samson the the Philistines
047 – The Battle at Ebenezer and the Loss of the Ark
048 – The Ministry of Samuel and Anointment of Saul
049 – The Kingdom of Saul and His Wars
049a – Saul, 1000 BCE
050 – David’s Flight from Saul

Chapter 8 – The Kingdom of David and Solomon

051 – David’s Rise to Power
051a – David in Conquest of Canaan
052 – David’s Wars of Conquest
053 – Kingdom of David and Solomon
053a – The United Monarchy under Solomon (1)
053b – The United Monarchy under Solomon (2)
054 – Solomon’s Economic Enterprises
055 – Solomon’s Building Activities
055a – Solomon’s Temple
056 – Jerusalem in the Time of David and Solomon

Chapter 9 – The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah

057 – The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah (1)
057a – The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah (2)
057b – The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah (3)
058 – The Campaign of Shishak
059 – Conflicts between Israel and Aram-Damascus
060 – The Omride Dynasty
60a – The Golden Ages of the 9th & 8th centuries BCE
061 – Phoenician Trade and Civilization
061a – Trade Routes throughout the Middle East
061b – Travel Routes throughout Palestine
062 – Elijah and Elisha
063 – The Revolt of Jehu
064 – The Rise of Assyria
065 – Israel & Judah in the days of Jeroboam II and Uzziah
066 – The Assyrian Empire under Tiglath-Pileser III
067 – The Syro-Ephraimite War
068 – Tiglath-Pileser III’s Campaigns
069 – Fall of Samaria and Deportation of Israelites
069a – The Fall of the Kingdom of Israel
070 – Assyrian Districts after the Fall of Samaria
071 – Prophets of the 8th Century BCE

Chapter 10 – Judah Alone amid International Powers

072 – Hezekiah’s Preparation for Revolt
072a – Judah under King Hezekiah
073 – Hezekiah’s Jerusalem
074 – Sennacherib’s Campaign against Judah
075 – Assyria in the 7th century BCE
076 – The Rise of the Neo-Babylonian Empire
077 – The Reign of Josiah
077a – The Districts of Judah under King Josiah
077b – The Golden Age of King Josiah
078 – Nebuchadnezzar’s Campaigns against Judah

Chapter 11 – The Babylonian Exile

079 – Judah during the Exile
079a – The Kingdom of Judah
079b – Exile; Palestine in the Post-Exilic Period
080 – Jewish Exiles in Babylon
081 – Jewish Refugees in Egypt

Chapter 12 – The Persian Period

082 – World Powers of the 6th century BCE
083 – The Conquests of Cyrus the Great
084 – The Persian Empire
085 – The Return of the Jewish Exiles to Judah
086 – Judah in the 5th century BCE
086a – Palestine after the Exile

Chapter 13 – The Hellenistic Period

087 – Alexander the Great’s Empire
088 – The Division of Alexander’s Empire ca. 275 BCE
089 – Palestine under the Ptolemies
090 – The Seleucid Empire and Antiochus III
091 – Campaigns of Antiochus IV against Egypt
091a – The Maccabees in 168 BCE
092 – Selected Events in the Maccabean Revolt
093 – Jewish Expansion under the Hasmonean Dynasty
094 – Pompey’s Campaign against Jerusalem

PART III: THE NEW TESTAMENT ERA

Chapter 14 – Rome’s Emergence as a World Power

095 – Early Rome
096 – Roman Expansion in the 3rd & 2nd centuries BCE
097 – Civil Wars amidst Roman Expansion in 1st century BCE
098 – Roman Empire in the Age of Augustus

Chapter 15 – The Romans, Palestine, and Herod the Great

099 – Roman Rule in Palestine 63-40 BCE
100 – The Kingdom of Herod the Great
101 – Herod’s Building Program

Chapter 16 – The World of Jesus

102 – The Division of Herod’s Kingdom
102a – Palestine under the Herods
103 – Palestine in the Time of Jesus (1)
103a – Palestine in the Time of Jesus (2)
104 – Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls

Chapter 17 – The Life and Ministry of Jesus

105 – Jesus’ Birth and Early Childhood
105a – The Birth, Childhood, and Baptism of Jesus
106 – John the Baptist
107 – Galilee in the Time of Jesus
107a – Jesus’ Ministry in Galilee and Journey to Jerusalem
108 – The Ministry of Jesus around the Sea of Galilee
109 – The Ministry of Jesus beyond Galilee
109a – Jesus’ Ministry according to John
110 – Jesus’ Journeys from Galilee to Judea
111 – Jesus in Judea and Jerusalem
112 – Jerusalem in the New Testament Period
113 – The Passion Week in Jerusalem

Chapter 18 – Early Expansion of the Church

114 – The Kingdom of Herod Agrippa I
115 – The Kingdom of Agrippa II
116 – Pentecost and the Jewish Diaspora
117 – Expansion of the Early Church in Palestine
118 – Paul’s Conversion and Early Ministry
118a – Paul’s Journeys
119 – The First Missionary Journey of Paul
120 – The Second Missionary Journey of Paul
121 – The Third Missionary Journey of Paul
122 – Paul’s Arrest and Imprisonment
123 – Paul’s Voyage to Rome

Chapter 19 – The First Jewish Revolt

124 – Distribution of Roman Legions under Tiberius
125 – The First Jewish Revolt
126 – Titus’s Campaigns
126a – Herod’s Temple

Chapter 20 – The Early Christian Church

127 – Churches of the Revelation
128 – The Roman Empire ca. 117 CE
129 – Palestine from 73-135 CE
130 – The Bar Kokhba Revolt, 132-135 CE
131 – Hadrian’s Jerusalem
132 – Christian Expansion in the 2nd & 3rd Century