Historical Geography of the Bible Lands: A Manual for Teachers

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C. Scribner's sons, 1915 - Bible - 84 pages
 

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Page 9 - It is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, with a population of nearly 1,000 per square mile (400 per sq.
Page 17 - Ophir, from the port of Eziongeber, at the head of the Gulf of Akabah.
Page 16 - Sinai to the head of the Gulf of Akabah, the eastern arm of the Red Sea.
Page 13 - BC they deported about 8,000 picked men of Judah, the prophet Ezekiel among them. These captives amounted, with women and children, to from 30,000 to 40,000 persons, and were planted in the region immediately south of Babylon (II Kings 24: 10-16).
Page vi - The journey is an imaginary experience, with the dramatic interest of a personal tour in foreign lands, punctuated by a series of historical anecdotes of graphic or homely interest at every stopping-place and by the wayside. These stories are narrated by the teacher in the class room, and some of them are read by the student from the Bible at home.
Page 8 - Jews made settlements after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians in 586 BC, the other places being on the delta and further up the Nile.
Page 48 - Testament times it was the third city of the empire, second only to Rome and Alexandria. It is now a town of a few thousand people. Here disciples of Jesus were first called

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