Crucible of History - the eastern mediterranean. 1 map : col. ; sheet 79 x 51 cm., folded to 20 x 13 cm. By Mollie Bates; Don Belt; William E McNulty; National Geographic Society (U.S.). National Geographic Maps. Thematic map of the Eastern Mediterranean region (i.e. Middle East) with Egypt and Saudi Arabia in the south, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon and Syria in the east with Turkey in the north and the island of Cyprus also shown. Map includes explanatory text of historical and modern developments in the Middle East. The verso is devoted to a pictorial presentation of the historical evolution of the holy city of Jerusalem, with examples of religious architecture, and a timeline for Jersusalem entitled The city through time. Land cover is emphasised on this map. Relief is shown pictorially. Includes text on recto.Includes text, ports. and col. ill. on verso. The city through time. Subjects Religion and civilization, Religion, Middle East Civilization and Middle Eastern influences Maps. Also Titled National Geographic Crucible of history, the Eastern Mediterranean Eastern Mediterranean Pathways to God Jerusalem's Holy Ground National geographic.