Description: This volume represents a visual, pictorial history from the most ancient records to the most up-to-date excavations of Jerusalem. The narrative is accompanied by hundreds of specially prepared drawings, maps, and photographs that illuminate every aspect of human settlement from topography, water resources, and agriculture to security, architecture and historical sites from the Temples of Solomon, Nehemiah, and Herod to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and the Dome of the Rock.
The author, Meir Ben-Dov, is an archeologist and historian who has participated in many excavations in the Holy Land and served as a field director for the most important modern excavations in and around the Old City.
B&W photos, illustrations and maps.
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