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What is Chora?

χώρα (Chora) is the Greek word for country, land, or region.

Learn more here: https://biblehub.com/greek/5561.htm

Who made Chora?

My name is David Eder. I'm just some guy in Montana that wanted better Bible maps. But really, I just cobbled together other people's work. Look at the credits and sources below.

Can I help?

I would love to have some help. You won't be paid, but I'll add your name to the credits below if you want. Here is what we need:

Send me an email. My email address starts with "biblemaps@" and ends with "eder.us".

Credits & Sources

(Not all currently used, but use is planned.)

OpenBible.info
Bible Geocoding
https://www.openbible.info/geo/
Bible Reference Parser
https://www.openbible.info/labs/reference-parser/

Biblemapper
https://biblemapper.com/
Published data:
https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/gec-dynamic-data-layers/g4UaJlbBk14

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ancient World Mapping Center
http://awmc.unc.edu/wordpress/map-files/

Harvard University
Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations
https://darmc.harvard.edu/data-availability
WorldMap
http://worldmap.harvard.edu/

Leaflet
https://leafletjs.com/
Curve
https://github.com/elfalem/Leaflet.curve

Polylabel
https://github.com/mapbox/polylabel
https://github.com/mourner/tinyqueue

Talessman's Atlas of World History
http://worldhistorymaps.info/

The Geacron Project
http://geacron.com

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Map of the Ancient World
https://www.ancient.eu/map/

Time Maps
World History for the period up to 3500 BCE
https://www.timemaps.com/history/world-3500bc/

Spatializing 6,000 years of global urbanization from 3700 BC to AD 2000
https://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201634
http://metrocosm.com/history-of-cities/

BibleHub
Bible Atlas
https://bibleatlas.org/

Map Warper
http://mapwarper.net/

Icon derived from Agrippa's Orbis Terrarum
http://www.myoldmaps.com/maps-from-antiquity-6200-bc/115-strabo/118-agrippas-orbis-terrarum/