The Crescent on the Temple

The Crescent on the Temple

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qThe Crescent on the Templeq elucidates how the Dome of the Rock came to stand for the Temple of Solomon in Christian, Muslim, and Jewish art. That a€œTemple, a€ represented as the Muslim shrine, is often surmounted by a crescent.... the common hebrew name for the temple. in Jewish arts and crafts the profile of the dome of the rock mor- phed into the ... the temple on mount moriah in Jerusalem is tradition- ally connected to davida#39;s act of contrition after he displeased theanbsp;...

Title:The Crescent on the Temple
Author:Pamela Berger
Publisher:BRILL - 2012-06-07


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