Ancient Synagogues Revealed 1981-2022HT Todd Bolen at the Bible Places Blog
Author Lee I. Levine, Zeev Weiss, Uzi Leibner (eds.)
Israel Exploration Society, The Institute of Archaeology- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem , Jeselsohn Epigraphic Center of Jewish History
This companion volume to Ancient Synagogues Revealed, published in 1981, apprises the reader of the latest archaeological and historical data culled from the excavations of ancient synagogues since that date. The articles, written by the excavators of these sites, reveal a plethora of synagogue buildings, artistic remains, inscriptions, and small finds that shed light on many aspects of this ancient institution and increase the number and range of scholarly interpretations and theories regarding the synagogue in the first millennium of its existence. Diverse aspects of the ancient synagogue—archaeology, history, art, epigraphy, language, and literature—allow for new and creative interpretations of these intriguing archaeological finds.
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