Testament: The Bible and History

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Holt, 1989 - Religion - 367 pages
Romer takes readers to Biblical sites, where he provides dramatic new information to re-create the legendary cities of Babylon, Jericho, Jerusalem, Armageddon, Antioch, and Rome. He reveals everyday experiences of the Old and New Testament characters during the Babylonian exile and the rebuilding of Israel. Maps, drawings, 32 pages of full-color photos, and black-and-white photos throughout.

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Romer takes readers on a historical journey of several thousand years. Along the way he moves from evaluating history's place in the Bible to the Bible's place in history. Though his lively style ... Read full review

About the author (1989)

John Romer is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London, England. An archaeologist & author, he began his work in archaeology twenty-five years ago at the University of Chicago's epigraphic survey at Thebes in Upper Egypt. His previous books include "Valley of the Kings", "Ancient Lives", "Testament", & "The Seven Wonders of the World", which accompanied the British television series. Mr. Romer lives in the Mediterranean & the Middle East.

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