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The tree of light; a study of the menorah, the seven-branched lampstand, by L. Yarden.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1971] .
ISBN 0801405963, 9780801405969

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman Kiev Judaica Collection
BM 657 .M35 Y37 1971 Available
Gelman stacks
BM 657 .M35 Y37 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
BM657.M35 Y37 Off-site
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Fenwick stacks
BM657.M35 Y3 Available Request
Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects Chandelier à sept branches.
Description vii, 162 pages illustrations 26 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Destinies: in pre-exilic times? -- In Zerubbabel's and Herod's temples -- The year 70 and after -- 2. Characteristics -- Dimensions, proportions and form -- Workmanship -- Stylistic properties -- Position in the sanctuary, lighting arrangements and care -- II. Descendants -- 3. Diffusion -- As symbol of Judaism -- In Christendom -- In synagogue worship? -- As Hanukkah lamp -- 4. Archaeological evidence -- Synagogues -- Graves -- Lamps -- Glass vessels -- Seals and amulets -- III. Antecedents and symbolism -- 5. The sacred tree -- In mythology -- In the Bible -- On monuments -- Stylization -- 6. The Amygdala link -- 7. Interpretations -- In the Bible -- In Greco Roman times -- In the Middle Ages -- In Goethe's Faust? -- In Theodor Herzl.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)141715
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WorldCat Identities Yarden, Leon.
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