By Burton MacDonald
This quantity is a handy software for all these attracted to the site of territories and websites attested within the Bible as "East of the Jordan" i.e. what's now the Hashemite state of Jordan. It offers the background of the id of every biblical website and indicates the main most probably situation in keeping with details supplied by way of the biblical textual content, extra-biblical literary details, toponymic issues and archaeology. the quantity treats all territories and websites of Hebrew Scriptures in Transjordan from the "cities of the plains" (eg Soddom and Gomorrah), the Exodus itineraries, and the territories and websites of the Israelite tribes (Reuben, Gad, and part Manasseh), to Ammon, Moab, Edom, and Gilead.
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