JUDAIC 317 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Winter 2018, Section 001 - The Holy Land in Visual Culture: Architecture, Maps, Paintings, and Photographs
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Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies

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Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

Richly diverse, early modern visual images of Jerusalem  are the focus of our studies of the culture of the Holy land. We will read biblical and extra-biblical accounts and will study ancient as well as early modern and contemporary sites. The visual sources we consult include architecture, maps, illustrated Bibles, Esther scrolls, marriage contracts, Torah curtains, paintings,  illuminated manuscripts, prints, and photography. Comparisons with Christian and Islamic examples will deepen our knowledge of the universal significance of this region. 

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JUDAIC 317 - Topics in Judaic Studies
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
19813
Open
7
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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