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Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman world

Steven Fine

Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman world

toward a new Jewish archaeology

by Steven Fine

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish art and symbolism,
  • Synagogue art,
  • Synagogue architecture,
  • Judaism and art -- History -- To 1500,
  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D,
  • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425,
  • Archaeology and religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-252) and indexes.

    StatementSteven Fine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK1672 .F56 2005, NK1672 .F56 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17725226M
    ISBN 100521844916
    LC Control Number2004019667

      Over time, the Jews and Judaism became integral to the world that Alexander created just as his world had become integral to theirs. Culture and Religion in Hellenistic Judaea (circa BCE CE) The Sadducees say- We complain against you, Pharisees, for you say that the Holy Scriptures defile the hands [that is, are holy], but the writings. and changes in attitude toward art, and Greco–Roman period art and Jewish art, 57 menorah as symbol of, miqva’ ot (ritual baths), Mishkan Israel Congregation (Connecticut), Mishory, Alec, Modigliani, Amedeo, 9. Modi‘in. See Hasmonean royal tombs (Modi‘in) Molech, Monastery of the Cross,

      If any single volume can begin to alter this thoroughly entrenched, almost willful, misunderstanding of ancient Jewish culture, Steven Fine’s Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World, is likely to be the one. The first edition of this volume () received the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies. His Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World: Toward a New Jewish Archaeology received the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award of the Association for Jewish Studies. Fine is an editor of IMAGES: A Journal for the Study of Jewish Art and Visual Culture and section editor for Judaica of the Cambridge World History of Religious Architecture.

      Steven Fine's new book, Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World, has just been published by Cambridge University Press. From the publisher's description: "Art and Judaism explores the Jewish experience with art during the Greco-Roman period - from the Hellenistic period through the rise of starts with the premise that Jewish art in antiquity .   African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education History Jewish Studies Literature and Cultural Studies Languages and Linguistics Art and Judaism in the Greco-Roman World: Toward a New Jewish Author: Laura Lieber.


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