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  • Agriculture (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Agriculture (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Agriculture (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Agriculture (A-Z entry)

    In the Bible agriculture and religion are intimately connected. Of the three major festivals two were clearly connected with the agricultural year. The Feast ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Agriculture (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    The broad array of activities and knowledge whereby human communities exploit plants to produce food and other crops (fibers and oils), agriculture, literally means ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Arabia (A-Z entry)

    Arabia is a large, predominately arid peninsula bounded on the east by Mesopotamia and the Persian Gulf, on the north by the Mediterranean coastal ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Climate, Flora, and Fauna (Chapters)

    Seasons The latitude of Palestine is roughly that of southern Spain in Europe or Georgia in the USA. Its climate is also influenced by ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • Climatology (A-Z entry)

    Paleoenvironmental reconstructions for the ancient Near East rely in part on investigating past weather patterns. These investigations are based on the presumption that a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • desert (A-Z entry)

    The desert, or wilderness , round Mount Sinai in the south of Palestine where the Israelites wandered for ‘forty years’ after leaving Egypt ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Egypt (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Egypt (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Egypt (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Egypt (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Egypt (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Egypt (A-Z entry)

    ( Map 6:E–F5 ). The name is derived from the Greek Aiguptos , itself a rendering of the Egyptian ḥwt‐Ptaḥ , “Temple of Ptah.” ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Egypt (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    [ This entry provides a broad survey of the history of Egypt as known primarily from archaeological discoveries. It is chronologically divided into five ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Environmental Archaeology (A-Z entry)

    Interest in what is now called environmental archaeology was probably stimulated by the long-discredited views of Ellsworth Huntington, who, in the first decade of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Flood, The (A-Z entry)

    Today, as in the past, catastrophic floods are experienced universally, and stories are told about them. The stories share many features: land submerged, multitudes ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Galilee, Sea of (A-Z entry)

    ( Map 12:Y2–3 ). A large, heart‐shaped expanse of water, 20 km (12.5 mi) long by 11km (7 mi) wide at its maximum points. ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Geography of Palestine (A-Z entry)

    (For this article map references are not given; Map 1 and the index to the maps should be consulted.) From the time of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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