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The Crescent on the Temple : the Dome of the Rock as Image of the Ancient Jewish Sanctuary

Author: Pamela C Berger
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Studies in religion and the arts, v. 5.
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"The Crescent on the Temple" elucidates how the Dome of the Rock came to stand for the Temple of Solomon in Christian, Muslim, and Jewish art. That "Temple," represented as the Muslim shrine, is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Art
In art
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela C Berger
ISBN: 9789004203006 9004203001 9004230343 9789004230347
OCLC Number: 780398334
Description: xxvi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Studies in religion and the arts, v. 5.
Responsibility: by Pamela Berger.

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Berger makes both a monumental historical contribution convincingly revealing a past that has been obscured as well as making us think about the times we live in. Hopefully, the "shock," to quote Read more...

 
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