Jews and the Renaissance of Synagogue Architecture, 1450–1730: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Jews and the Renaissance of Synagogue Architecture, 1450–1730

1st Edition

By Barry L. Stiefel

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240 pages

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Paperback: 9781138662117
pub: 2016-01-21
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Before the mid-fifteenth century, the Christian and Islamic governments of Europe had restricted the architecture and design of synagogues and often prevented Jews from becoming architects. Stiefel presents a study of the material culture and religious architecture that this era produced.

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Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS022000
HISTORY / Jewish