The Menorah, the Ancient Seven-Armed Candelabrum: Origin, Form and Significance
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BeschreibungThe Menorah - the ancient seven-armed candelabrum was the most important and dominant symbol in Jewish art, both in the Land of Israel and the Diaspora. The prominent position of the menorah in Jewish art emphasizes its significance. The book will present the menorah history, origin, its unique form, and significance during the Second Temple period and in the Late Antiquity.
PortraitRachel Hachlili, Ph.D. in Archaeology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is Professor at the Department of Archaeology, University of Haifa, Israel. She is the author of Ancient Jewish Art and Archaeology in the Diaspora (Brill,1998) and Jericho, The Jewish Cemetery of the Second Temple Period Israel Antiquity Reports no.7. (Jerusalem, 1999).
Untertitel: 'Islamic History and Civilizati'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BRILL ACADEMIC PUB
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 636 Seiten