A Pictorial Tour In The Holy Land

Author by : Albert Augustus Isaacs
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A Pictorial Tour In The Holy Land

Author by : Albert Augustus Isaacs
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Publisher by : Franklin Classics Trade Press
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Description : This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.


The Pictorial History Of Palestine And The Holy Land Including A Complete History Of The Jews

Author by : John Kitto
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Physical Geography Of The Holy Land From The Pictorial History Of Palestine An Abridgment

Author by : John Kitto
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Publisher by : London : C. Cox
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Painting The Holy Land In The Nineteenth Century

Author by : Yehoshua Ben Arieh
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Publisher by : Yadlzhak-Ben-Zvi Publications
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Description : The Holy Land has captures the attention of mankind since the very beginning of human civilization, and even more so from the early days of Christianity. Nineteenth-century Palestine fired the imagination of the Western world. Improved travel facilities and greater political stability in the Near Easst brought ever-increasing numbers of visitors to the Holy Land, affecting the quantity and quality of the pictorial depictions of its sites and scenes. Like other countries in the exotic Muslim East, Palestine also became a point of focal interest for painters of the Orientalist school. The author has assembled a fascinating collection of unique works of art, executed in the diverse styles of nineteenth-century painting. Around these reproductions, many of them in colour, he reconstructs the story of the artists who produced them, who came from many European countries and from North America. The result is an important and unique perspective on the sites, persons, events and customs of the Holy Land in that century.


Crusader Art In The Holy Land From The Third Crusade To The Fall Of Acre

Author by : Jaroslav Folda
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Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : Examines Crusader Art of the thirteenth century in its historical, social, and religious context.


Pictorial Journey Through The Holy Land

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The Architecture Of The Christian Holy Land

Author by : Kathryn Blair Moore
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Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : In the absence of the bodies of Christ and Mary, architecture took on a special representational role during the Christian Middle Ages, marking out sites associated with the bodily presence of the dominant figures of the religion. Throughout this period, buildings were reinterpreted in relation to the mediating role of textual and pictorial representations that shaped the pilgrimage experience across expansive geographies. In this study, Kathryn Blair Moore challenges fundamental ideas within architectural history regarding the origins and significance of European recreations of buildings in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Nazareth. From these conceptual foundations, she traces and re-interprets the significance of the architecture of the Holy Land within changing religious and political contexts, from the First Crusade and the emergence of the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land to the anti-Islamic crusade movements of the Renaissance, as well as the Reformation.


Capturing The Holy Land

Author by : Mendel John Diness
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Publisher by : Harvard Univ Pr
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Description : At a garage sale in Minnesota in 1989, a young American photographer, John Barnier, bought eight wooden crates containing over 130 glass plate negatives. Realizing that many of the negatives were of Jerusalem, he brought them to the Harvard Semitic Museum where they were eventually identified as the long-lost work of Mendel John Diness, who lived in Jerusalem in the 1850s and was the first photographer to learn--and practice--the art there. Until a decade ago Diness did not even appear in the annals of photography. It was Dror Wahrman, an Israeli historian, who discovered that Diness was a Russian Jewish watchmaker who arrived in Jerusalem in 1848 to pursue rabbinical studies. A year later he converted and his baptism by the Anglican bishop caused near-riots in the city's Jewish community. Having lost his Jewish clients, Diness supported his family by learning photography and eventually became the Holy City's first commercial photographer. This volume traces Diness' role in the history of photography and his life in Jerusalem and subsequently in the United States. From the uncovered negatives, 60 platinum prints were developed showing with utmost clarity rare views of Jerusalem and environs. Other photographs, lent by Diness' descendants, enhance this most unusual tale.


Pictorial Profile Of The Holy Land

Author by : Jasper Elza Holley
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