Articles On People And Places In Bible Times
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Free Books Concerning Life In Bible Times
- The Destruction Of Tyre, by David Padfield. Tyre, the famous Phoenician seaport, was located 20 miles south of Sidon on the Mediterranean coast. The prophet Ezekiel foretold the destruction of Tyre centuries before Alexander the Great cast the ruins of the ancient city into the sea (PDF file size: 164k).
- The British Museum And The Bible, by David Padfield. A four page outline detailing some of the relics from various Bible lands to be found in the British Museum (PDF file size: 275k).
- Timeline For The Book Of Genesis, by David Padfield. A single page handout in 8.5 by 14 inch format. Gives an overview of the book of Genesis in chronological order (PDF file size: 96k).
- The Genealogy Of Christ, by David Padfield. When most people read the Bible, they skip the over sections that deal with the genealogies of Bible characters. However, the Bible places great emphasis upon the ancestry and genealogy of Jesus Christ. The genealogy of Christ is often neglected, and yet it was (and is) of vital importance to those concerned about salvation. The study shows how the genealogy of Christ proves the following points: 1) God fulfilled His promise to Abraham, 2) Christ's right to be King on David's throne, 3) Christ's throne is not on this earth, 4) The importance of women and Gentiles, and 5) The end of the Levitical priesthood (PDF file size: 372k).
Photographs From Life In Bible Times (External Links)
- Photographs on Biblical Archaeology. This series of photographs describes what a "tell" is and how to distinguish one from a natural formation. See the "balks" at Sepphoris, Israel and the tools used in modern archaeological excavations.
- Roman Gladiators and Chariot Races, from the Roman Army Reenactment in Jerash, Jordan.
- Roman Army Reenactment from Jerash, Jordan, including Roman soldiers in full battle dress, with swords, spears, shields, breastplate, helmets. Also includes several battle formations, such as the Testudo and the Orbis.
- Sheep, Goats, and Shepherds from the Mountains of Ararat in Turkey. Photos of sheep "beside the still waters," sheep being led out to pasture, young shepherd boys, donkeys, rams and sheepfolds.
- Millstones in Bible Times from the cities of Istanbul, Van and Haran in Turkey.
- The Potter's House in Avanos, Turkey. This series of photographs shows a potter working with his clay fashioning a vessel. The "potter's wheel" is operated by foot, just like in the days of Jeremiah.