The Carta Collection within Accordance offers an outstanding collection of Bible atlases and books on the historical geography of the Bible. Each book is richly illustrated with original artwork, reconstructions, drawings, and diagrams. These are must-have volumes for anyone interested in the background of the Bible, and for teachers at every level.

Bible Lands Atlases



Historical Inscriptions

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Sacred Bridge

The Sacred Bridge (2nd Edition)
• (C-Sacred Bridge)

By: Anson F. Rainey, R. Steven Notley (2014)
Reg Price $129
Page Count: 432

The Sacred Bridge will be the Bible Atlas of Record and Standard Work for the coming decades. Exhaustive in scope and rich in detail, with its comprehensive documentation of the Near Eastern background to Biblical History, this Bible Atlas from Carta is one more stepping stone on the way to the study and understanding of the Holy Scriptures.

Carta’s New Century Handbook and Atlas of the Bible
• (C-New Century)

By: Anson F. Rainey, R. Steven Notley (2007)
Reg Price $64.90
Page Count: 269

A concise version of The Sacred Bridge: Carta’s Atlas of the Biblical World, is meant for use by all those who have a love for biblical history. College teachers will find it useful for undergraduates alongside the standard Carta Bible Atlas, which it complements by being more of a historical geography.

The Carta Bible Atlas (5th Edition)
• (C-Bible Atlas 5)

By: Yohanan Aharoni, Michael Avi-Yonah, Anson F. Rainey, Ze’ev Safrai (2011)
Reg Price $59.90
Page Count: 232

This fifth edition of the best-selling Macmillan Bible Atlas brings the latest findings of biblical, historical, and archaeological research to its sweeping cartographic portrayal of biblical history.

The Illustrated Bible Atlas with Historical Notes
• (C-Illustrated Atlas)

By: F.F. Bruce (1994)
Reg Price $14.90
Page Count: 29

This concise and colorful Atlas is packed with information on the lands and cities where the events of the Bible took place. To understand them it is necessary to have some knowledge of the historical and geographical setting. This handy Atlas provides just that.

Bible History Atlas Study Edition
• (C-History Atlas)

By F. F. Bruce (2005)
Reg Price $16.90
Page Count: 93

This profusely illustrated Atlas, intended for young readers, tells the full story of the Bible from Genesis to Acts. The 96 maps which illustrate such events as the wanderings of the Patriarchs and the journeys of St. Paul are enhanced by a text written by the renowned British biblical scholar, F. F. Bruce.

The Onomasticon by Eusebius of Caesarea
• (C-Onomasticon)

By: G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville, Rupert L. Chapman III, Joan E. Taylor (2003)
Reg Price $59.90
Page Count: 184

Here is the first-ever English translation of the ancient Greek Onomasticon by Eusebius of Caesarea, written in the early 4th century A.D. Presented in parallel with Jerome’s Latin rendering of the same work, it provides an alphabetical listing of place names mentioned in the Bible and identified by the author with contemporary sites.

Carta’s “Understanding” Series (6 Introductory Atlases)

Brief and geared toward beginners, each of these modules are profusely illustrated and richly documented with maps–providing a comprehensive view of the background to life in biblical times.

Each volume below is also available individually.

Carta Jerusalem Atlas (formerly The Illustrated Atlas of Jerusalem) (3rd Edition)
• (C-Jerusalem Atlas)

By: Dan Bahat, Chaim T. Rubinstein (2011)
Reg Price $59.90
Page Count: 176

Through the lavish use of maps, diagrams, reconstructions and color photographs, the historical and architectural development of the Holy City unfolds before the reader. Each major period in Jerusalem’s 5,000-year history is dealt with at length and instructively, with information based on the latest archaeological findings and scientific research.

Carta’s Historical Atlas of Jerusalem
• (C-Jer Hist Atlas)

By: Dan Bahat (2013)
Reg Price $19.90
Page Count: 92

Smaller and older than the above atlas. 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.

Jerusalem in the Time of Nehemiah
• (C-Jer-Nehemiah)

By: Leen Ritmeyer, Kathleen Ritmeyer (2005)
Reg Price $17.90
Page Count: 72

Nehemiah was the great reformer who rallied the people to repair the walls of Jerusalem that were broken down in the Babylonian destruction of 586 B.C. In this book, we are first immersed in the historical background to the time of Nehemiah. Then, in an imaginative reconstruction, one of the builders of the walls (a Tekoite) leads us around the city and shows us the great work accomplished in those stirring times.

Jerusalem in the Year 30 A.D.
• (C-Jer-30 AD)

By: Leen Ritmeyer, Kathleen Ritmeyer (2004)
Reg Price $17.90
Page Count: 72

Open up the world of Jerusalem in the first century with Jerusalem in the Year 30 A.D. The combination of artistic restorations and on-site photographs transport you back almost 2,000 years. See the remains from the period preserved in and around the present-day walls of Jerusalem. Then walk the streets of the city in the time of Jesus with the minutely detailed reconstruction drawings.

The Quest
• (C-Quest)

By: Leen Ritmeyer (2006)
Reg Price $64.90
Page Count: 422

No book is better suited to the study, understanding and development of the manmade plateau that is the focus of the world’s interest—the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Ritmeyer’s experience as architect of the Temple Mount Excavations following the Six-Day War, coupled with his exploration of parts of the mount now hardly accessible and his doctoral research into the problems of the Temple Mount make him singularly qualified for the task.

The Raging Torrent
• (C-Raging Torrent)

By: Mordechai Cogan (2008)
Reg Price $69.90
Page Count: 236

The Raging Torrent brings together all the cuneiform historical texts composed during the 9th to 6th centuries BCE that relate to Ancient Israel. Some of the texts have direct bearing on biblical accounts, but the net has been cast wide, beyond the borders of Ancient Israel, to include texts dealing with Tyre, Damascus, Ashdod, and others. The English translations of the texts have been based on the latest scholarly editions of the original documents; each is accompanied by an introduction and an explanatory note that enable the reader to follow the course of events.

Echoes from the Past: Hebrew and Cognate Inscriptions from the Biblical Period
• (C-Echoes From Past)

By: Shmuel Ahituv (2008)
Reg Price $99.90
Page Count: 488

This collection of over 220 ancient inscriptions is a rich source of information about the biblical world. It is a collection of Hebrew inscriptions from the First Commonwealth period from the kingdoms around the Jordan River. The inscriptions were written in Hebrew, or in languages or dialects similar to Hebrew, thus making them accessible to any reader of Hebrew. Over 220 inscriptions; each is illustrated by a photograph or facsimile, with transcriptions in Hebrew letters.

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Regular Price   $569 $269 $339 $74.90
C-Sacred Bridge $129
C-New Century $64.90
C-Bible Atlas 5 $59.90
C-Illustrated Atlas $14.90
C-History Atlas $16.90
C-Onomasticon $59.90
C-Jerusalem Atlas $59.90
C-Jer Hist Atlas $19.90
C-Jer-Nehemiah $17.90
C-Jer-30 AD $17.90
C-Quest $64.90
C-Raging Torrent $69.90
C-Echoes From Past $99.90

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Updated: May 2017