Biblical Geography and History

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CONTENTS
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PART I -- PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
I. THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE BIBLICAL WORLD3

Extent of the Biblical World. -- Conditions Favorable to Early Civilizations. -- Egypt's Climate and Resources -- Its Isolation and Limitations. -- Conditions in the Tigris-Euphrates Valley. -- Forces Developing Its Civilization. -- Civilization of Arabia. -- Physical Characteristics of Syria and Palestine. -- Their Central Position and Lack of Unity. -- Asia Minor. -- Mycenæ. -- Greece. -- Italy. -- Situation of Rome. -- Reason Why Rome Went Forth to Conquer. -- Résumé.

II. THE GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PALESTINE13

History of the Terms Palestine and Canaan. -- Bounds of Palestine. -- Geological History. -- Alluvial and Sand Deposits. -- General Divisions. -- Variety in Physical Contour. -- Effects of This Variety. -- Openness to the Arabian Desert. -- Absence of Navigable Rivers and Good Harbors. -- Incentives to Industry. -- Incentives to Faith and Moral Culture. -- Central and Exposed to Attack on Every Side. -- Significance of Palestine's Characteristics.

III. THE COAST PLAINS21

Extent and Character. -- Fertility. -- Divisions. -- Plain of Tyre. -- The Plain of Acre. -- Carmel. -- Plain of Sharon. -- The Philistine Plain. -- The Shephelah or Lowland.

IV. THE PLATEAU OF GALILEE AND THE PLAIN OF ESDRAELON27

Physical and Political Significance of the Central Plateau. -- Natural and Political Bounds. -- Its Extent and Natural Divisions. -- Physical Characteristics of Upper Galilee. -- Its Fertility. -- Characteristics of Lower Galilee. -- Situation and Bounds of the Plain of Esdraelon. -- Plain of Jezreel. -- Water Supply and Fertility of Plain of Esdraelon. -- Central and Commanding Position. -- Importance of the Plain in Palestinian History.

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