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Ancient Synagogues - Archaeology and Art: New Discoveries and Current Research (Handbook of Oriental Studies: Section 1; The Near and Middle East)

By Rachel Hachlili

"Ancient Synagogues - Archaeology and paintings. New Discoveries and present learn" offers archaeological proof - the structure, paintings, Jewish symbols, zodiac, biblical stories, inscriptions, and cash which attest to the significance of the synagogue. whilst regarded as a complete, these kind of items of facts make sure 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 paintings and structure performed a strong function within the upkeep of the elemental 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 publication additionally contains a complement of the record at the Qazion excavation."

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