H 245 x W 175 mm
47 figures, 1 table (Black & white throughout)
Published May 2019
This book studies the archaeological record of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, surveying past excavations as well as recent research carried out within the church over the past three decades. An archaeological survey provides historical context for the second part of the book—a collection of primary sources pertinent to the history of the church.
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I - HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE; ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERIODIZATION OF PALESTINE: IRON AGE II–OTTOMAN PERIOD; THE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE: a structural, archaeological, and textual timeline; CHAPTER 1: A Brief History of Jerusalem from 30/33 AD to 1830; CHAPTER 2: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre: A History of Research; CHAPTER 3: Archaeological Investigation Inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Its Vicinity; CHAPTER 4: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Archaeological and Literary Annals of Jerusalem; PART II - HISTORICAL SOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE; CHAPTER 5: Contextual Notes on the Historical Sources; CHAPTER 6: Selected Excerpts from the Historical Sources: Golgotha and the Tomb of Jesus to the Destruction of the Constantinian Basilica (30/33–1009 AD); CHAPTER 7: Selected Excerpts from the Historical Sources: The Reconstruction of the Church to Its Final Major Restoration in 1810 (1048–1830 AD) ; CHAPTER 8: Selected Excerpts from the Historical Sources: Legendary Accounts of the Founding of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre ; CATALOGUE OF THE HISTORICAL SOURCES; APPENDIX 1: Supplementary Historical Sources for the Study of Jerusalem and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre; ADDITIONAL CONSULTED WORKS