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Building Jewish in the Roman East
Archaeology has shown the riches of ancient Jewish buildings in Jerusalem, Judea, Galilee, and throughout the Mediterranean. The time is right for a book on ancient Jewish architecture Building Jewish in the Roman East first surveys the architecture of small rural villages in Galilee, concentrating on the early Roman period, before examining the development of synagogues a ...more
Paperback, 413 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Baylor University Press
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Apr 23, 2012 Emily rated it 3 of 5 stars
This definitely reads like an edited volume (which it is) rather than a monograph. The title is deceptive. It's not a good introduction to Jewish building in the Roman period at all. I recommend reading selectively for research or personal interest. Reading all the way through might not be worth your while. Useful bibliography.