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By Rachel Hachlili

"Ancient Synagogues - Archaeology and paintings. New Discoveries and present examine" offers archaeological proof - the structure, artwork, Jewish symbols, zodiac, biblical stories, inscriptions, and cash which attest to the significance of the synagogue. whilst regarded as a complete, most of these items of proof determine the centrality of the synagogue establishment within the lifetime of the Jewish groups throughout Israel and within the Diaspora. most significantly, the synagogue and its artwork and structure performed a robust position within the maintenance of the basic ideals, customs, and traditions of the Jewish humans following the destruction of the second one Temple and the lack of Jewish sovereignty within the Land of Israel. The e-book additionally contains a complement of the file at the Qazion excavation."

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Anim ....................................................................................................................................... five. four H. Maʿon (Judea) ....................................................................................................................... five. five attribute good points of South Judean Synagogues .................................................... 6. different Synagogues: ʿEn Gedi, Caesarea, Sumaqa, Maʿon-Nirim ............................................ 6. 1 ʿEn Gedi ........................................................................................................................................ 6. 2 Caesarea ....................................................................................................................................... 6. three Sumaqa ......................................................................................................................................... 6. four Maʿon (Nirim) ............................................................................................................................ 7. Concluding Remarks .......................................................................................................................... fifty five fifty five fifty six fifty six fifty eight fifty eight fifty eight fifty nine fifty nine 60 sixty one sixty three sixty four sixty six sixty seven sixty nine sixty nine seventy two seventy three seventy three seventy six seventy nine eighty eighty three ninety a hundred a hundred and ten 111 111 113 114 114 116 117 117 118 119 119 119 a hundred and twenty one hundred twenty 121 122 124 124 contents ix IV Synagogue structure and Ornamentation ................................................................................... 1. attribute positive factors of Synagogue Architecture .................................................................. 1. 1 The Façade ................................................................................................................................... 1. 2 Interior Architecture ................................................................................................................. 1. three The Gallery ................................................................................................................................... 2. attribute positive factors of Galilean and Golan Synagogues ................................................... 2. 1 Galilean Synagogues ................................................................................................................. 2. 2 Spolia in Galilean Synagogue ................................................................................................. 2. three attribute beneficial properties of Golan Synagogues ................................................................... 2. four structure and paintings: A comparability of Galilean and Golan Synagogues ............... three. The Torah Shrine ................................................................................................................................. three. 1 The Torah Shrine Structure .................................................................................................... three. 2 sorts of Torah Shrines ............................................................................................................

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