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The Temple of Jerusalem

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$18.50 • £14.95 • €16.50

ISBN 9780674061897

Publication Date: 10/15/2011


208 pages

25 halftones, 9 line illustrations

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  • 1. A Monument of the Imagination
  • 2. Solomon’s Temple: The Glory and the Destruction
  • 3. Rebuilding the Temple: A Vision from Exile
  • 4. Herod’s Temple: A Wonder of the World
  • 5. The Temple of the Scholars: A Building of Words
  • 6. Your Body Is a Temple
  • 7. Caliphs and Crusaders
  • 8. The Artist’s Eye
  • 9. Travellers’ Tales
  • 10. Archaeology and Imperialism
  • 11. The Temple as Myth: Freemasons and Knights Templar
  • 12. The Temple Is Ours!
  • Making a Visit?
  • Further Reading
  • List of Illustrations
  • Dating Schemes and Translations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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