Background geography




The events in the Bible relate to the area we know as the Middle East. The map below shows the location of places that are mentioned in the Archaeological discoveries section. The names on the map are the modern cities and countries.

The numbers on the map refer to the locations mentioned in the sections. Each place will be identified by its number where it appears in the relevant section. There is a full key at the side of the map.

1. Tel Dan
2. Dibon
3. Moab
4. Kurkh
5. Calah
6. Khorsabad
7. Samaria

8. Babylon
9. Persia
10. Ephesus
11. Caesarea
12. Thessalonika
13. Philippi
14. Corinth

Background history

Archaeological discoveries



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