THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE

BIBLICAL STORIES AND THE ARCHAEOLOGY BEHIND THEM

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

A visual portrait of a rich and complex culture by more than 50 Russian photographers.

Travel back to ancient times to revisit classic Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments. Learn fascinating facts about biblical history, then explore that same landscape as archaeologists are studying it today. Unearth clues about where these stories took place and how people in that time period might have lived. Stories include the Garden of Eden, Joseph in Egypt, Moses and the Ten Commandments, the birth of Jesus, Paul’s conversion, and many more.  Classic paintings and photos of the Middle East today enrich the archaeological explanations. Kids don’t just revisit classic Bible stories in this book...they’ll dig deeper into the history behind the tales to learn more about the biblical world.

Spanning some 130 years, this collection of images by more than 50 Russian photographers conveys as never before Siberia’s enormity and diversity while bringing the region into concrete, human focus. This beautiful volume is at once a groundbreaking photographic event and a sublime introduction to one of Earth’s most intriguing places.

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