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Mesopotamia | Egypt | Israel | Greece | Rome
Mesopotamia
The land "between the rivers" (Greek)... sometimes called "the cradle of civilisation"... site of "Ur of the Chaldees" from which Abraham's family came... ancient civilisations of Assyria (Nineveh) and Babylon...
Mesopotamia 9000 - 500 BC. Chronological table.
Sam Ruff's Photographs of Mesopotamia 1954-1956. Includes brief RealAudio comments.
Ziggurat of Ur-Nammu. Aerial photo, model, etc.
The Nippur Expedition. Descriptive of the city of Nippur and of the work of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.
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Egypt
The land where Joseph was a slave, then the ruler ... where the Israelites lived for 430 years ... from which Moses led them out of slavery to freedom...
Ancient Egypt. The British Museum - includes information on Egyptian life, gods and goddesses, mummification, rulers, pyramids, temples, time, trade, and writing.
Guardian's Egypt. This is a great collection of links about Egypt.
Color Tour of Egypt Text and photos of Abu Simbel, Abydos, Aswan, Cairo, Dendera, Edfu, Giza, Kom Ombo, Luxor, Saqqara, The West Bank/Luxor
Life in Ancient Egypt. Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Egypt. Inscriptions from three centuries BC relating to synagogues in Egypt.
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Israel
The ancient land of Canaan... the Promised Land where Abraham wandered as a nomad... possessed by the twelve tribes of Israel under the leadership of Joshua... where Saul, David and Solomon were kings... divided into two kingdoms, Israel in the north and Judah in the south... re-occupied by the returning exiles... where the birth, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus took place... from which the Christian movement spread throughout the world
My Photos taken in February 2001
Pictures of Holy Land Tour October 1997, Cedar Park Assembly of God, Washington
Jerusalem, capital of Israel  A collection of photos of the Holy Land - part of the TrekEarth Photo Gallery.
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Greece
The land whose politics and ideas impacted the ancient world in the period immediately BC, providing the language in which the New Testament was written... from which Alexander the Great set up a great empire finally overthrown by Rome... the land visited by Paul, going on his second missionary journey to Philippi, Thessalonica, Beroea, Athens and Corinth...
The Ancient Greek World Introduction. Museum artifacts on land and time, daily life, economy, religion and death.
Ancient Greece. A collection of valuable links.
Rome
The empire that ruled the ancient world at the time of Christ... providing both the safety of Pax Romana, the Roman peace, and the network of Roman roads to facilitate the spread of the Christian gospel... the city where both Peter and Paul, according to tradition, met their death by execution...
The Forum Romanum. Exploring an ancient market-place
Links to useful Websites for Photographs and/or Information