The Illustrated History of the Holy City

Book - 2012
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"Jerusalem's rich history stretches back more than two millennia, and three great religions claim the city as holy ground. This lavishly illustrated book celebrates Jerusalem, from its ancient origins to the present day, focusing on such key sites as the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and pivotal moments like the Six Day War. Fifteen removable facsimile documents, including a sixteenth-century letter written by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and a copy of the 1917 Balfour Declaration, bring the city vividly to life." --Publisher description.
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch, 2012
Description: 95 p. : col. ill., facsim. ; 29 cm
ISBN: 9780233003603
Branch Call Number: 956.9442 Mil


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