Jerusalem's Temple Mount: From Solomon to the Golden DomeHardback
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- Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
- Format: Hardback | 216 pages
- Dimensions: 178mm x 254mm x 19mm | 984g
- Publication date: 29 November 2007
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0826428843
- ISBN 13: 9780826428844
- Illustrations note: 120 colour, 40 bw illustrations
- Sales rank: 794,189
This stunning book, with its 160 illustrations, most of them in full color, is a history of the Temple or Temples in Jerusalem from Solomon's time to the present. The book reads like an archaeological excavation, digging deeper and deeper at one site. Starting with a discussion of the Palestinian denial of a Jewish Temple, the book proceeds to explore the Islamic Dome of the Rock, the little-known Roman Temple of Jupiter, Herod's massive Temple Mount, the Temple built by the exiles returning from Bablyon and finally, Solomon's Temple. With a lively and informative text to accompany the pictures, "Jerusalem's Temple Mount" is replete with archaeology, history, legends (Jewish, Christian and Muslim), inscriptions, biblical interpretations and forgeries.
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Hershel Shanks is editor of the Biblical Archaeology Review and was a leading figure in making the complete Dead Sea Scrolls available to the world.
"Many readers will gain much enlightenment and enjoyment by perusing this attractive volume."--Sanford Lakoff "Journal for The Study of the Old Testament "
Table of contents
Plan of Jerusalem; Time Line of Major Events; 1. Why This Book?; 2. Dome of the Rock; 3. The Interregnum; 4. Herod's Temple; 5. The First Second Temple; 6. Solomon's Temple; 7. Before Solomon's Temple; 8. Conclusion.