Copyright © 2009
VERSION 3.0 is now being completely revised and updated. It will present texts written by medieval Christian, Moslem, and Jewish pilgrims to the Holy Land, including:
- Paula & Eustochium, Letter to Marcella on the
Holy Places, 386 CE
- St. Jerome, The Pilgrimage of Holy Paula, c. 405
- Mukaddasi of Jerusalem, Description of Palestine, 985
- Theoderich of Würzburg, Guide to the Holy Land, c. 1172
- Benjamin of Tudela, Description of the Holy Land,
from his Itinerary, c. 1173
The Holy Land Online will also feature:
- nearly 300 electronic pages
- nearly 100 black & white and color photos, historical drawings, and prints
- 7 building plans
- Interactive Gazetteer of places, buildings, and holy sites
- Gallery of 9 City Views of Jerusalem from the 6th to
the 16th century
- Gallery of 8 Maps of the Holy Land from c.1200 to 1630
- Interactive Maps of the Holy Land and Jerusalem
- Help pages
The Holy Land Online will be fully searchable and will be navigated page-by-page like a traditional print book, accessed via the interactive table of contents of texts or images, through the bookmarks of chapters and sections, or through the page-search feature. Hyperlinked references will bring up the appropriate notes to the text and introductions, and a Bibliographical Guide will complete the edition. Loaded onto a laptop computer this e-book will provide the perfect companion to the student, the jet-seat or arm-chair traveler.
Adobe Reader required. (Free download for Mac or Windows.) Readers may use each download on one machine and print pages from their copy. They can also purchase and download a copy of the e-book and send it as a gift.
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