Places

Places


Learn more about some familiar and perhaps unfamiliar places from the Bible. Main articles explore two leading questions and are connected to related articles and multimedia content that invite you to explore different angles on the subject. Click the Related Articles tab to the right to see all articles related in the Places category.

  • Detail of a page from Codex Sinaiticus (circa 350 C.E.), one of the most important manuscripts of the Septuagint. The British Library, London.
  • Ancient Roman road connecting the towns of Antioch and Chalcis, near the modern site of Tall Aqibrin in Syria.
  • Bethlehem Rooftops
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  • “Temple E” at Ancient Corinth.
  • Aerial view of the Qumran excavations (from the west).
  • Michelangelo, The Fall and Expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Fresco, 1509–1510. Sistine Chapel, Vatican City.
  • Temple of Hatshepsut at Luxor
  • Aerial view of Tel Hazor. The Bronze Age monumental buildings are covered by a roofed structure (upper-left part of the photo).
  • A view of Tell es-Sultan, the site of ancient Jericho.
  • Model of Jerusalem in the late Second Temple period (circa 66 CE), showing Herod’s renovations to the temple mount (top right). The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
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  • Kayakers on the Jordan River near Kibbutz Amir, Israel, 2012.
  • Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Jeroboam Offering Sacrifice for the Idol. Oil on canvas, 1752. École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
  • Israel and Judah
  • View of the reconstructed ruins of Babylon, 2005.
  • Moab plains
  • Prisoners, probably from Phoenicia or Palestine, playing lyres. Detail of a stone relief from Sennacherib’s South-West palace at Nineveh, circa 704–681 B.C.E. The British Museum, London.
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  • rome-forum
  • Samaria
  • Reconstruction of Jerusalem and the Temple of Herod
  • Sinai desert near Ein Hudra (Egypt)
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