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Art and Symbol in Judaism
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Most synagogues built from the third to the seventh century c.e., both in the land of Israel and abroad, had decorated floors or walls. Some iconic symbols out of the religious life of Judaism or of Greco-Roman piety occur nearly everywhere. Other symbols, available, for example…

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Neusner, Jacob, “Art and Symbol in Judaism”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 01 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0010>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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