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Wildlife of the Holy Land: An Auc Press Nature Foldout
The Holy Land-the birthplace of great religions-is also an environment of unique flora and fauna. Encompassing a vast, ancient region-lying between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, from Syria in the north down to Egypt in the south-the Holy Land has been home to an array of wildlife, some of which remain today, others of which have vanished for all time. The sac ...more
Pamphlet, 8 pages
Published October 1st 2014 by American University in Cairo Press
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Oh my gosh...this is amazing. Natural science illustrator, Dominique Navarro has created a viewpoint like no other on the religious values placed on animals. The central focus of this guide are the animals within Holy Lands, yet the historical attitudes towards all species is clearly demonstrated with wonderful verses, quotations and short stories along with stunning illustrations. This is truly a contemporary Illustrated Manuscript in the form of a guide. This small publication has more content ...more
The illustrations were lovely. I expected more information on the various animals other than they are found in various ancient texts. I also expected it to be oriented more towards children, which it wasn't at all. Other all, I found it to look nice, but not very informative.
Dominique Navarro is an Emmy Award winning art director, natural history artist, and writer. She collaborates on documentary television productions and environmental projects producing posters, books, and field guides for museums, schools, tourism, and ecology programs. A trained forensic artist, she produces illustrations and sculptural reconstructions of unidentified persons and ancient archeolo ...more