Synagogues

ISBN: 9780847866502 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2021 Autor: Leyla Uluhanli, Judy Lauder Editură: Rizzoli International Publications Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 288 Stoc: La comandă

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This visually striking compendium illustrates the architectural and historical evolution of over 60 iconic synagogues worldwide. Beginning with the foremost archaeological sites in the Holy Land, it extends to the Jewish sanctuaries of Europe, North Africa, Russia, the Caucasus, Israel, and the New World, from the most ancient to the most innovative creations around the globe. Masterpieces such as Frank Lloyd Wright s Beth Sholom Synagogue in Pennsylvania, the Grand Synagogue in Paris, New York s Temple Emanu-El, and Dresden s Neue Synagogue are all featured in magnificent detail. In a series of compelling essays, prominent scholars explore the diverse architectural styles that reflect the synagogue s rich, complex, and often tragic history. Noted Judaic studies authority Aaron Hughes provides the introduction, highlighting the synagogue s history and liturgical furnishings from silver menorahs and textiles to carved wooden cabinets and lanterns of eternal light. This gorgeously illustrated volume will appeal to those with an appreciation for art and architecture as well as lovers of Jewish history.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Leyla Uluhanli, Judy Lauder
Data Publicarii
2021
Editura
Rizzoli International Publications
Inaltime
30.5
Latime
25.4
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
288
Subtitlu
Marvels of Judaism
Bic
AM
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