Spanning ten millennia from earliest civilisation to the Arab
conquest this book is the definitive one-volume reference to the
ancient lands of the Bible, fusing scientific discovery and
literary and religious tradition to produce a deeper understanding
of the history of human culture. Here the settings of the world's
three major religions are examined, incorporating the most
up-to-date archaeological information with the biblical record of
the Holy Land, the Encyclopaedia visits the ancient Near East
site-by-site, with comprehensive descriptions of hundreds of
discoveries as well as providing historical commentary and relevant
biblical citations. General articles on subjects such as burial,
warfare, cult objects and clothing provide further insight into the
material culture and social systems of the biblical period. More
than 20 distinguished archaeologists have contributed articles in
their areas of expertise complete with details from their own
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