A concise study of the Holy City through 4,000 years of history. Successive maps show Jerusalem in every significant epoch from its beginnings in biblical times till today. Texts for each period present the city’s history and discuss contemporary activity and landmarks. Scores of plans, drawings and photographs. Indexed map of modern Jerusalem.
Dan Bahat is a prominent lecturer with teaching posts in Israel and Canada. Having gained much experience in other excavations such as Tel Dan and Beth-shean, Bahat decided to focus on Jerusalem, and his intensive and wide-ranging studies of Jerusalem from the earliest days up to, and including, the Ottoman Period are unrivaled.