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Menorah Panel, Andriake Synagogue
By November 17, 2015 Read More →

Menorah Panel, Andriake Synagogue

Menorah panel discovered in the synagogue of Andriake. The iconography of the menorah—spirals beneath each branch, palm frond and citron to its left, and a shofar to its right—is clearly Jewish and fits with the other menorahs with curls from Nicaea, Sardis, and now Andriake in Lycia. Stephan Westphalen, writes, “[t]he menorah plaque was reused as a […]

Andriake Frieze
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Andriake Frieze

This is a menorah fragment from a marble frieze, Andriake, Asia Minor. A recently discovered fragment of a marble frieze from Andriake, the ancient port of Myra on the southern coast of Asia Minor, seems to represent a similar arrangement of lamps aligned toward the central lamp of a menorah. Formally, this is a natural way […]

The Synagogue (c. 70-7th Century CE)
By April 8, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

The Synagogue (c. 70-7th Century CE)

From Text to Tradition From Temple to Synagogue Primary sources The Theodotus Inscription in Jerusalem- The Functions of the Synagogue The Inscription in the Ein Gedi Synagogue- The “Secret of the Town” Corinth- A Synagogue Rome- An Archisynagogue Beth Alpha Synagogue- A “Rabbi” Secondary sources Steven Fine. “Did the Synagogue Replace the Temple?” Bible Review […]