Bible Land Maps

 

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PART I:  THE BIBLICAL SETTING

     

Set 1

The Face of the Ancient Near East:

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

Set 2

Natural Regions of Palestine:

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

PART II:  THE HEBREW BIBLE PERIOD

     

Set 3

Before Abraham:

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

Set 4

The World of the Patriarchs:

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

Set 5

The Egyptian Experience:

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

Set 6

The Exodus:

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

Set 7

Conquest and Settlement:

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

Set 8

The Kingdom of David and Solomon:

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

Set 9

The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah:

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

Set 10

Judah Alone amid International Powers:

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

Set 11

The Babylonian Exile:

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

Set 12

The Persian Period:

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

Set 13

The Hellenistic Period:

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

PART III:  THE NEW TESTAMENT ERA

     

Set 14

Rome’s Emergence as a World Power:

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

Set 15

The Romans, Palestine, and Herod the Great:

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

Set 16

The World of Jesus:

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

Set 17

The Life and Ministry of Jesus:

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

Set 18

Early Expansion of the Church:

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

Set 19

The First Jewish Revolt:

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

Set 20

The Early Christian Church:

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

 

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