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Synagogenarchitektur in Deutschland. Dokumentation zur Austellung “… und ich wurde ihnen zu einem kleinen Heiligtum …” Synagogen in Deutschland

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Translated title Synagogue Architecture in Germany. Documentation to the Exhibition “… And I Became for Them a Little Sanctuary …” Synagogues in Germany
Editors & Curators

Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Harmen H. Thies.

Imprint

Petersberg, Germany, 2008. 272 pp., illustrations: 247 b&w, 26.5 × 21.5 cm. German.

ISBN

9783865683441

Location

Alte Synagoge Wuppertal (19 October–30 November 2008)

Description

Meticulous reconstructions of German synagogues (in wooden models and three-dimensional computer reconstructions), prepared by students of the Fachgebiet Baugeschichte der Technischen Universität Braunschweig and the Center for Jewish Art in Jerusalem. Expanded and revised 3rd-edition catalog with introduction by Harmen H. Thies. 9 essays related to synagogue architecture in Germany from the Middle Ages through the post-Holocaust period, including: “Idee und Bild der Synagoge” [Concept and Image of the Synagogue], “Die Barocksynagogen des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts” [Baroque Synagogues of the 17th and 18th Centuries], “Sephardischer Synagogenbau—Amsterdam und London” [Sephardic Synagogue Construction—Amsterdam and London]. Models presented chronologically, with detailed descriptions, architectural plans and photographs. Circa 40 synagogues.

main keywords

AMSTERDAMGERMANYLONDONLOWER SAXONYPHOTOGRAPHSSAXONYSAXONY-ANHALTSYNAGOGUESSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURAL PLANSSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURESYNAGOGUES, DOCUMENTATION OFSYNAGOGUES, MODELS/RECONSTRUCTIONSTHÜRINGEN

minor keywords

NetherlandsPrints, synagoguesSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, Lower SaxonySynagogues, SaxonySynagogues, Saxony-AnhaltSynagogues, Thüringen

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 4 b&w illus., 21 × 10 cm.

Other venues

Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum, Hanover, Germany (2000); Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany (2000); Numerous other cities in Germany (2000–2008), including Görlitz, Dresden, Seesen, Halberstadt, Wolfenbüttel.

Catalog from other venue

#1599 (Braunschweig)

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