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Solomon’s Temple: Myth, Conflict, and Faith

ISBN/ASIN: 9780470674956,9781118275139 | 2012 | English | pdf | 341/341 pages | 8.18 Mb
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell | Author: Alan Balfour(auth.)

A highly original architectural history of Solomon’s Temple and Islam’s Dome of the Rock that doubles as a social and cultural history of the region
The most extensive study of the interrelated history of two monuments, Solomon’s Temple and The Dome of the Rock, drawing on an exhaustive review of all the visual and textual evidenceRelayed as a gripping narrative, allowing readers to re-enter and experience the emotions and the visceral reality of the major events in its history Integrates illustration with the text to offer a highly detailed and accurate portrait of the major structures and figures involved in the history of the temple Opens up a fascinating line of questioning into the conventional interpretation of events, particularly Christ’s actions in the TempleReproduces rarely seen detailed drawings of the subterranean passages beneath Temple Mount as part of the British survey in the 19th centuryContent:
Chapter 1 Solomon's Temple (pages 6–36):
Chapter 2 Herod (pages 37–64):
Chapter 3 “Not…One Stone upon Another” (pages 65–87):
Chapter 4 The Holy Sepulcher (pages 88–116):
Chapter 5 Dome of the Rock (pages 117–145):
Chapter 6 Templum Domini (pages 146–174):
Chapter 7 Recreating the Temple (pages 175–216):
Chapter 8 Jerusalem (pages 217–253):
Chapter 9 Al?Haram Al?Sharif (pages 254–281):

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