Overview and Key
    Footnotes

    Overview and Key

    The outlines on the map below indicate the focus of each of the numbered maps that follow. These maps are composed of large regions as well as narrowly focused geographical areas.

    1. Physical Map of the Holy Land

    2. Israel’s Exodus from Egypt and Entry into Canaan

    3. The Division of the 12 Tribes

    4. The Empire of David and Solomon

    5. The Assyrian Empire

    6. The New Babylonian Empire and the Kingdom of Egypt

    7. The Persian Empire

    8. The Roman Empire

    9. The World of the Old Testament

    10. Canaan in Old Testament Times

    11. The Holy Land in New Testament Times

    12. Jerusalem at the Time of Jesus

    13. The Missionary Journeys of the Apostle Paul

    14. Holy Land Elevations

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    Following is a key to understanding the different symbols and typefaces used on the maps. In addition, individual maps may contain keys with explanations of additional symbols pertaining to that particular map.

    key

    A red dot represents a city or town.

    A small black triangle represents a mountain.

    Dead Sea

    This typeface is used for geographic places such as seas, rivers, mountains, deserts, and islands.

    Jerusalem

    This typeface is used for cities and towns (and for the detailed locations on the Jerusalem city map).

    Moab

    This typeface is used for smaller political divisions such as regions, peoples, and tribes.

    Judea

    This typeface is used for larger political divisions such as empires and nations.