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Author Hachlili, Rachel.

Title Ancient synagogues-archaeology and art : new discoveries and current research / by Rachel Hachlili.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (772 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Handbook of oriental studies. Section 1, The Near and Middle East ; 105 = Handbuch der Orientalistik
Handbook of Oriental studies. Section 1, Ancient Near East ; v. 105.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The synagogue -- Second Temple Period synagogues -- Recently excavated and newly published synagogues -- Synagogue architecture and ornamentalism -- Synagogue art, significance and impact -- Jewish symbols -- The Jewish calendar represented in the zodiac design -- Illustrated Biblical tales -- Motifs in Jewish synagogue art -- Artists, workshops and repertoire -- Inscriptions -- Coins and the synagogue -- Women -- Dating -- Conclusions -- Supplement : Qazion-a Galilean riddle -- List of synagogue excavations -- List of abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Glossary -- Index -- Index of sources -- Color plates.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Excavations (Archaeology)
Jewish art and symbolism.
Jews -- Antiquities.
Synagogue architecture.
Synagogue art.
Synagogues -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Hachlili, Rachel. Ancient synagogues-archaeology and art : new discoveries and current research. Leidein ; Boston : Brill, 2013 xxxiv, 738 pages. Handbook of Oriental studies. Section 1, Ancient Near East ; v. 105. 9789004257733 (OCoLC)852681849 (DLC) 2013023183
ISBN 9789004257726 (e-book)
9789004257733

 
    
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