Unformatted text preview: (= modern Ras Shamra) Ugaritic language El, Asherah, Baal Palestine “from Dan to Beersheba” = c. 150 miles Major Geographic Zones: 1) Coastal Plain Phoenician Plain Phoenicians Byblos (Gebal) Sidon Tyre Plain of Sharon Plain of Philistia Philistines 2) Central Hills (Western Mountains) Galilee Valley of Jezreel Samaria Judea (Judah) Shephelah (foothills) 3) Negeb Sinai Desert 4) Jordan Rift Mt. Hermon Jordan River Sea of Galilee Dead Sea Wadi Arabah Gulf of Aqabah Red Sea 5) Transjordanian Plateau (Eastern Plateau) Bashan Gilead Ammon(ites) Moab(ites) Edom(ites) The Way of the Sea ( Via maris ) (=International Coastal Highway) The King’s Highway...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course REL 1310 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.
- Spring '08