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George Adam Smith designed and edited the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the Holy Land, incorporating 21 years of research and debate on the region of Syria. This volume contains 60 color maps, notes to the maps with an explanatory bibliography, and chronological tables.

Author Bio

Note in particular that this George Smith is to be distinguished from George Smith (assyriologist) (1840-1876) who researched in some overlapping areas. George Adam Smith (19 October 1856 – 3 March 1942), Scottish theologian, was born in Calcutta, where his father, George Smith, C.I.E. , was then Principal of the Doveton College, a boys’ school. He was educated at Edinburgh in the Royal High School, the University of Edinburgh and the New College.


This title is also included as a part of the following collection

  1. Classic Studies and Atlases on Biblical Geography (7 vols.)