From the Persian to the Arab Conquest 536 B.C.E. to 640 C.E.
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Description: Since this volume was first published in 1966, no other work of similar scope has been attempted. It covers the historical geography of the Exilic, Intertestamental, and the beginnings of the Common Era, from 536 B.C.E. to 640 C.E.
It contains the Map of Roman Palestine, chapters dealing with the historical geography of the land through the ages, and richly detailed annotated description of each of the regions of the provinces of Iudaea, Palaestina, and Arabia. Also included is fresh archaeological information ferived from the archive of the Israeli Department of Antiquities, and two chapters on economic geography and on population.
Introduction to the 2002 edition by Yoram Tsafrir. Second Revised edition with toponymic index.