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Jerusalem, Israel, 1995. 189 pp., illustrations: 84 col., 58 b&w, 27 × 21 cm. Hebrew, English and Arabic.
Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem (Opening: 5 September 1995)
King Solomon’s lasting influence on the art and culture of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, especially with regards to his symbolic hexagram (known as “King Solomon’s Seal”). Introductory essay discusses the figure, kingship and wisdom of King Solomon, his depiction in art, his splendid throne, his building of the Temple, and the multiple aspects and applications (in medicine, magic, astronomy, astrology, etc.) of his seal. Particular emphasis on the hexagram’s use in the Muslim world, which served as a cultural crossroad between the East and the West. Basic entries. 116 items.
MAGEN DAVID AS SYMBOL
Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica
חותם שלמה—ח׳אתם סולימאן King Solomon’s Seal خاتم سليمان(177 words)
Cite this page“חותם שלמה—ח׳אתם סולימאן King Solomon’s Seal خاتم سليمان”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 02 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1348>
First published online: 2019
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