Table of contents for Fifty major cities of the Bible / John C.H. Laughlin.

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Preface............................................................................................................
Maps.............................................................................................................
Abbreviations..................................................................................................
Introduction....................................................................................................
Chapter 1 - Acco: City with a View
Chapter 2 - Achziv: The City of Cemeteries
Chapter 3 - Ai (et-Tell): If et-Tell is Ai, the ?Conquest? of Joshua Isn?t.
Chapter 4 - Aphek (Ras el-Ain): City of Middle Bronze Age Palaces
Chapter 5 - Arad: From Canaanite City to Holy Shrine of Judah. 
Chapter 6 - Aroer (in Judah): Where Did David Really Go?
Chapter 7 - Ashdod: Home of the ?Ashdoda?
Chapter 8 - Ashkelon: From a Middle Bronze Silver Calf to a Persian Pet Cemetery
Chapter 9 - Azekah: Where the Fires Went Out.
Chapter 10 - Beer-sheba. Iron Age II Town Museum
Chapter 11 - Bethel: No Golden Calf
Chapter 12 - Bethlehem: Was Jesus Really Born Here?
Chapter 13 - Bethsaida.: From The Lost and Found Department: an Iron Age City.
Chapter 14 - Beth-shean: Why is There a Cigar-Shaped Coffin in This Place?
Chapter 15 - Beth-shemesh. Philistines and the Ark
Chapter 16 - Beth-Zur: A Forgotten Outpost of Judah?
Chapter 17 - Caesarea Philippi (Banias): The Magnificent Palace of Agrippa II.
Chapter 18 - Caesarea Maritima: Herod?s City by the Sea.
Chapter 19 - Capernaum: Of Fishermen (Fisherpersons?) and Gold Coins
Chapter 20 - Chorazin: Did the Curse Really Work?
Chapter 21 - Damascus: A Very Old City Where Paul Almost Got Himself Killed.
Chapter 22 - Dan: Of Standing Stones (massebot?) and a ?High Place??: The Gods of Dan
Chapter 23 - Ekron/Tell Miqne: Philistine Capital of the Olive Oil Industry. 
Chapter 24 - Far?ah Tell, el- (North; Tirzah?): Is There a Wall of Separation?
Chapter 25 - Far?ah, Tell el- (South). Probably not Sharuhen.
Chapter 26 - Gath: ?Tell it Not in Gath.?
Chapter 27 - Gezer: Did Solomon Build a Gate?
Chapter 28 - Gibeah (Tell el-Ful?). Just a Bunch of Beans?
Chapter 29 - Gibeon (el-Jib): A Well and a Deadly Game
Chapter 30 - Halif, Tell ( Lahav). Where Exactly Are We?
Chapter 31 - Hazor: The Mightiest Canaanite City of All.
Chapter 32 - Hebron: Of Myths and Legends. Who?s Buried Here?
Chapter 33 - Herodian Jericho: Why Did Herod Have to Show Off So Much?
Chapter 34 - Heshbon (Tell Hesban). A ?Lover?s Eyes?
Chapter 35 - Jericho (Tell es-Sultan): Whatever Happened to the ?Tumbling Walls??
Chapter 36 - Jerusalem: Whatever Happened to David and Solomon?
Chapter 37 - Jezreel: Was Omri Just Boasting?
Chapter 38 - Lachish: At Least the Assyrians Were Impressed.
Chapter 39 - Megiddo: Box Seat for Watching the End of the World
Chapter 40 - Mizpah. What?s an ?ebenezer??
Chapter 41 - Nazareth: Peasant Village Makes Good
Chapter 42 - Ramat Rahel: If You?ve Got It, Flaunt It!
Chapter 43 - Samaria: The Pride of Israel.
Chapter 44 - Shechem: What Mean All These Stones?
Chapter 45 - Shiloh: The Place of Priests.
Chapter 46 - Taanach: Who Would Have Thought?
Chapter 47 - Tell Beit Mirsim: What?s In a Name?
Chapter 48 - Tiberias: The Jewel Beside the Sea of Galilee.
Chapter 49 - Timnah (Tell Batash): Samson Country
Chapter 50 - Yokneam (Tell Qeimum). Why You Don?t Have to be Famous to be Important.
Appendices 
A. The Philistines..............................................................................
B. Chronological Tables..................................................................
C. Kings of Judah and Israel...........................................................

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Israel -- Antiquities.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Cities and towns, Ancient -- Israel.
Cities and towns, Ancient -- Middle East.
Bible. O.T. -- Antiquities.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Israel.