The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel

The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel

by Steven Fine


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674088795
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 11/21/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 701,010
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Steven Fine is the Dean Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History at Yeshiva University.

Table of Contents

Note on Transliteration and Translation vii

Preface ix

Introduction: Standing before the Arch of Titus Menorah 1

1 From Titus to Moses-and Back 17

2 Flavian Rome to the Nineteenth Century 42

3 Modernity, Zionism, and the Menorah 99

4 Creating a National Symbol 134

5 A Jewish Holy Grail 163

6 The Menorah at the Vatican 185

7 Illuminating the Path to Armageddon 208

Conclusion: New Light 226

Notes 237

Bibliographic Essays 247

Index 275

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