By: Haim Pearl This volume is comprehensive. Its scope is wide and embraces Judaism in all its aspects, Jewish history, Jewish communities in all lands where they live or lived, literature, art, sociology, the biography of all significant personalities, Zionism and Israel. Nothing of significance has been omitted. In spite of the comprehensive nature of the book, its encyclopedic contents is condensed into one handy volume with over 1,700 articles. Language: English Hard Cover, 568 pages, 9 x12 in. (23 x30 cm) Featuring: Over 1,700 entries, fully cross-referenced Maps Illustrations Index ISBN: 965-220-232-0 Weight: 2.25kg (76.08 oz)
The development of Jewish history, its religious movements, Jewish culture and languages and antisemitism are lucidly presented in this atlas with over 200 maps, illustrations, charts and lists.
This serious book presents a vivid view of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem through the ages, and also serves as a textbook. Comprehensive in scope, the book begins with the Temple Mount at its zenith, under King Herod the Great. Weaving together archaeological data with historical sources, Ritmeyer produces an authoritative and exhaustive reconstruction in word and picture.
SITES AND EVENTS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT – Much of the Bible’s imagery was inspired by the land – sea and star, animal, plant and mineral sources, climate and the wilderness. The biblical authors drew inspiration from the fragrances of the field and vineyard.