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‮ארץ ישראל במפות. ממידבא עד הלוויין‬‎

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Curator

Ariel Tishby.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 2001. Hebrew edition: 178 pp., illustrations: 77 col., 6 b&w, 27.5 × 23.5 cm; English edition: 168 pp.

ISBN

9652782718 (Hebrew edition); 9652782696 (English edition)

Location

Israel Museum (7 November 2001–8 June 2002)

Description

The mapping of the Holy Land from the 6th C until recent times. Material divided into four main categories: Maps of the Land of Israel, Hebrew maps, Islamic maps, and Maps of Jerusalem. Particular attention paid to two cartographic traditions that inform this history: religious mapping (maps based primarily on the Bible and its exegesis) and classical mapping (“objective” maps). No itemized listing.

Description

The publication accompanied the exhibition “On the Map. Cartographic Images of the Holy Land”.

main keywords

ERETZ ISRAELMAPS, HOLY LANDMAPS, JERUSALEM

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 4 pp., cover illustration, 22 × 9 cm.

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