Solomon's Temple : Myth, Conflict, and Faith, Hardback Book

Solomon's Temple : Myth, Conflict, and Faith Hardback


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 evidence * Relayed 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 Temple * Reproduces rarely seen detailed drawings of the subterranean passages beneath Temple Mount as part of the British survey in the 19th century


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Architectural structure & design
  • ISBN: 9780470674956

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