Voir Jérusalem. Pèlerins, conquérants, voyageurs

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(244 words)

Translated title Seeing Jerusalem. Pilgrims, Conquerors, Travelers
Editor & Curator

Béatrice Philippe.


Paris, France, 1997. 111 pp., 163 pp., illustrations: vol. 1: 126 b&w, vol. 2: 44 col., 85 b&w, 29.5 × 21 cm. French.




Mairie du 5eme arrondissement (Opening: 16 September 1997)


Objects depicting or otherwise connected to Jerusalem. Two-volume set. The first volume, Notices, is an illustrated exhibition checklist, with material divided into fourteen (mostly) historical time periods, 3500 BCE–20th C. Section XI, “La Jérusalem rêve chez Juifs”, [The Jerusalem of Jewish Dreams] (pp. 71–77) focuses exclusively on Jewish objects. Detailed descriptive entries. 279 items. The second volume, Essais, contains articles which assess the significance of Jerusalem from a wide variety of standpoints: as a focal point of Judaism, Christianity and Islam (in various periods), as an object of Muslim conquest, as a site of Christian worship and pilgrimage, as a physical or ideological destination for travelers, as an artistic subject (in manuscripts and paintings), as the heart of Jewish ritual, etc.

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minor keywords

Archaeological findsEretz IsraelHaggadotHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CHoly Land travelogues/itinerariesKetubbotMizrachPilgrims’ flasks/jugsRaban, Ze’evSukkahTassWedding cups

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, with reply card, 4 pp., 1 col. illus., 21 × 15 cm.

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