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Map of the Ancient Territory of Israel - This map includes some of the geographical locations within the land of ancient Israel from Kadesh-Barnea in the south to Tyre and Sidon in the North. These cities and locations make up the country of ancient Israel. There are also many ancient roads including the King's Highway. (Color Map)

Map of Israel - Benjamin - This map includes the area of the tribe of Benjamin. It includes the area north of the hill country of Judah. It was a relatively small area, about 10 miles from north to south and notice that the city of Jerusalem is located within the boundaries of Benjamin. (Color Map)

Map of the Ancient Near East - This map includes some of the geographical locations within the ancient Biblical world. The British Museum describes the Ancient Near East as Mesopotamia, Iran, Anatolia, the Caucasus, the Levant, Egypt, and Arabia. In ancient times the Near East was never one huge homogeneous area but an assorted collection of changing cultures. (Color Map)

Map of Israel Samuels Circuit - This map Shows the places that the prophet Samuel visited "in circuit" year by year, as he judged Israel in ancient times. He went to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpeh and returned to his home at Ramah where he built an altar to the Lord. (Black and White Map)

Map of Philistine Cities - This map shows the areas of expansion by the Philistines around the 10th century B.C. This was the time period when Saul had died and David began to reign in Israel. The Philistines were clearly superior in strength but the Lord promised that he would be with Israel. The Philistines expanded eastward toward Jerusalem but were stopped by King David and the armies of Israel. (Color Map)

Map of the Philistine Valley of Sorek - This map shows the Valley of Sorek in Ancient Philistia. The Bible says that Samson fell in love with a woman named Delilah in the Valley of "Sorek" a Hebrew word which means "Vine." It is not clear exactly where this valley was located but we know it was a valley which separated the Land of Judah from the Philistines. (Color Map)

Map of the Sinai Peninsula - This map illustrates the triangular Sinai Peninsula, which was known by the Egyptians as the Land of Fayrouz. It was a huge triangle of desert lying between the "arms" of the Red Sea, almost 20,000 square miles of wilderness. It is over 230 miles from the southern area between the arms to the Mediterranean Sea.  (Black and White Map)

Map of Canaan - Twelve Tribe Portions - This map shows the Settlements of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. It took about 6 years for the tribes of Israel to conquer the Land of Canaan and to overcome the military might of the ancient Canaanites according to Joshua 14. It was at this time that Joshua divided the land among the tribes and allotted portions according to the Word of the Lord, the size of the tribe, and by casting lots. (Color Map)

Map of Ancient Egypt - Map of Egypt at the Time of the Exodus. During the time of Moses and the Exodus the land of Egypt was divided into Upper and Lower Egypt. Lower Egypt was the northern region closer to the Mediterranean Sea, the Nile Delta. (Color Map)

Map of The Amalekites Territory - Throughout Biblical history the Amalekites were bitter enemies of the Israelites. They were the first adversaries that the Israelites encountered after crossing the Red Sea. According to archaeology the Amalekites disappeared from history after the northern kingdom of Judah conquered the Negev territory in the 10th century B.C. (Color Map)

Map of The Ammonites Territory - The Ammonites (sons of Ammon) according to the Bible originated because of an incestuous relationship between Lot (Abraham's nephew) and his younger daughter (Gen 19:38). Archaeology reveals that the Ammonites dwelt east of the Jordan River and settled there at the beginning of the 13th century B.C. (Color Map)

Map of Amorite Settlements - The Amorites dwelt in various locations within Canaan and east of the Jordan River during the 18th-17th centuries BC. They were an enemy of Israel. (Color Map)

Map of the Territory of Asher - This territory contained some of the richest soil in all of the country. Asher did not succeed in driving out the Canaanite inhabitants. Joshua also revealed that each individual tribe was responsible to subjugate their portion of land and remove the defeated people. Many of the tribes failed in this responsibility. (Color Map)

Map of Ancient Nubia - During the time of Moses and the Exodus the land of Egypt was divided into Upper and Lower Egypt. Lower Egypt was the northern region closer to the Mediterranean Sea, the Nile Delta. The land of Nubia was located in ancient Egypt at the first through sixth cataracts of the Nile River. (Color Map)

Map of Ancient Aram - Aram Damascus was the most important of the Aramean kingdoms in the 9th-8th centuries BC. The mountainous area of the Syrians was truly the "roof" of the region as the name "Aram' implies. The mountains of Lebanon extended for nearly a hundred miles. (Color Map)

Map of the Wanderings of the Patriarchs - This map shows the locations from Haran to Canaan where Abraham and his sons sojourned according to Genesis 12-50 in the Bible. (Black and White Map)

Map of Assyrian Expansion - In 854 Shalmanassar clashed with the allied armies of 11 kings, including king Ahab of Israel; in 732 Damascus was taken by Tiglath-pileser III; in 722 Samaria fell to Sargon II (II Kings 17:6); in 701 Jerusalem was besieged by Sennacherib (II Kings 19), he also destroyed Babylon in 689; in 670 the Assyrian king Essarhaddon conquered Egypt and defeated Tirhakah, king of Ethiopia (II Kings 19:9). (Color Map)

Map of the Canaanite Nations - Map of the Nations of Canaan Before the Israelite Invasion. The Old Testament mentions a lot about Canaan, the half of Palestine to the west of the Jordan. This name "Canaan" has been found in Egyptian inscriptions of the New Kingdom, and also in the Tell el-Amarna letters. The Canaanites mostly lived in the plains (the coastal strip and near the Jordan). (Color Map)

Map of the Nations Defeated by King David - David conquered Jerusalem from the Jebusites and made it his capital and center of worship. He expanded his kingdom by victories over the Philistines, Moabites, Ammonites, and Edomites. (Color Map)

Map of Egypt in Bible Times - During the time of Moses and the Exodus the land of Egypt was divided into Upper and Lower Egypt. Lower Egypt was the northern region closer to the Mediterranean Sea, the Nile Delta. The Nile Delta was a triangular area of marshland about 150 miles from north to south, from Memphis to the Mediterranean, and about 150 - 200 miles wide. Upper Egypt was a bit further south from Lower Egypt, starting at Memphis (bottom of the Nile Delta Triangle) and extended for about 600 miles down the Nile River Valley to Elephantine (Aswan). (Color Map)

Map of the Route of the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt - Map of the Route of the Hebrews from Egypt. This map shows the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt to the Promised Land under the leadership of Moses. (Color Map)

Map of the Kingdom of Saul - King Saul went to war against surrounding nations, including the Ammonites, the Amalekites, and chiefly the Philistines who defeated him at Mount Gilboa. The main wars during Saul's reign were Moabite, Edomite, Syrian, Amalekite, Philistine, and the Valley of Elah where David fought Goliath. (Color Map)

Map of the Kingdom of David and Solomon - David extended his kingdom north, south, east, and west. He expanded his kingdom by victories over the Philistines, Moabites, Ammonites, and Edomites, and suppressed many rebellions. His son Solomon brought the Kingdom of Israel to its greatest extent and even became a world power comparable to Assyria and Egypt. Solomon made treaties with Egypt, Moab, Ammon, Edom, Sidon, and the Hittite nation. (Color Map)

Map of Canaan During Joshua's Time -  It took about 6 years for the tribes of Israel to conquer the Land of Canaan and to overcome the military might of the ancient Canaanites according to Joshua 14. It was at this time that Joshua divided the land among the tribes and allotted portions according to the Word of the Lord, the size of the tribe, and by casting lots. (Color Map)

Map of the Period of the Judges and Places - This map reveals the locations that were associated with the Judges of ancient Israel. Barak, Deborah and Barak defeat Jabin and Sisera near the waters of Megiddo, Jephthah banished to the land of Tob, where he is recalled, defeats the Ammonites and on his return sacrifices his daughter. Kamon, the place where Jair was buried, Gideon drives out the Midianites and other invaders from the eastern desert. The region where Tola and Abdon lived, From this area was the history of Samson and the Philistines, Ehud drove the Moabites back and slew their king. (Black and White Map)

Map of Phoenicia in Biblical Times - The Phoenicians were the former inhabitants of the northern coastal plain between Carmel and the Amanus Mountains. The main cities were Tyre and Sidon. Phoenicia means the "Land of Palm Trees or Date-Palms." (Color Map)

Map of the Territory of the Philistines - This map shows the areas of the ancient Philistines around the 10th century B.C. This was the time period when Saul had died and David began to reign in Israel. The Philistines were clearly superior in strength but the Lord promised that he would be with Israel. The Philistines expanded eastward toward Jerusalem but were stopped by King David and the armies of Israel. (Color Map)

Map of the Ancient Near East - This map includes some of the geographical locations within the ancient Biblical world. The British Museum describes the Ancient Near East as Mesopotamia, Iran, Anatolia, the Caucasus, the Levant, Egypt, and Arabia. In ancient times the Near East was never one huge homogeneous area but an assorted collection of changing cultures. (Color Map)

Satellite Map of the Near East - Satellite map of the Near East in the Biblical World. Israel was originally ruled by Egypt, but in the time of the Kings new powers appeared, primarily from the Mesopotamian region. (Color Map)

Map of Judah and Israel During the Period of the Kings - When Solomon died a civil war broke out as Solomon's sons and generals fought for the throne. Rehoboam had his fathers blessing to be the new king, but Jeroboam had more military influence. In the end, Rehoboam took the southern half of the country and called it "Judah". Jeroboam took the northern half and kept the name Israel. Each claimed to be God's chosen king. (Color Map)

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