New York City, USA, 2016. xvi, 335 pp. iIlustrations: 347 col., 12 b&w, 31.6 × 24.3 cm. English.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (26 September 2016–8 January 2017)
A comprehensive exploration of the key role Jerusalem played in shaping the art and culture of the Middle Ages, and how that period, in turn, left an indelible mark on the Holy City. Catalog in 7 main sections, most with multiple essays and itemized exhibits: Art and Medieval Jerusalem, Trade and Tourism in Medieval Jerusalem, Pluralism in the Holy City, Experiencing Sacred Art in Jerusalem, Holy War and the Power of Art, Patronage in Jerusalem, and Seeking the Eternal Jerusalem. Essays include: “Jewish-Muslim Encounters in the Holy Land” (Martin Jacobs), “Terra Miracula: Blessed Souvenirs from the Holy Land” (Avinoam Shalem), and “Maimonides and Jerusalem” (David Kraemer). Detailed entries. 149 items.