The Archaeology and History of the Church of the Redeemer and the Muristan in Jerusalem:: A Collection of Essays from a Workshop on the Church of the Redeemer and its Vicinity held on 8th/9th September 2014 in Jerusalem [Paperback]

Dieter Vieweger (Editor); Shimon Gibson (Editor)

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ISBN: 9781784914196 | Published by: Archaeopress Archaeology | Year of Publication: 2016 | Language: English 322p, b/w illus




The Archaeology and History of the Church of the Redeemer and the Muristan in Jerusalem:

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The Muristan is situated in the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem and was a prime property in medieval times with numerous churches, a hospice, and a large hospital complex. This monograph contains fifteen chapters written by leading scholars from around the world dealing with the archaeological and historical aspects of the Muristan from the Iron Age through to Ottoman times. A number of chapters also address its immediate urban surroundings, notably the complex of structures associated with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on the north and the Church of St John the Baptist to the south-west. Key chapters in this monograph are dedicated to the history of the Church of the Redeemer and on its underlying archaeological remains.

Table of Contents

 Preface and Acknowledgements (Dieter Vieweger/Shimon Gibson); Introduction (Dieter Vieweger/Shimon Gibson); PART I THE CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER: CHAPTER 1: A Re-appraisal of the Ute Wagner-Lux Excavations beneath the Church of the Redeemer (Dieter Vieweger); CHAPTER 2: The Crusader Church beneath the Church of the Redeemer in Nineteenth-Century Historic Photographs (Shimon Gibson); PART II THE MURISTAN: CHAPTER 3: Dame Kathleen Kenyon's Excavations in the Muristan, south of the Church of the Redeemer (Kay Prag); CHAPTER 4: New Excavations beneath the Church of St. John (Jean-Baptiste Humbert); CHAPTER 5: The Abbey Church of St. Mary the Great (or the Less) and its Benedictine Nunnery (R. Denys Pringle); Part III THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE: CHAPTER 6: An Overview on the Archaeological Work in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Joseph Patrich); CHAPTER 7: The Nineteenth-Century Excavations at the Chapel of St. Alexander Nevsky (Alla Nagorsky); CHAPTER 8: The Date of the Pilaster Wall in the Chapel of St. Alexander Nevsky (Shimon Gibson); Part IV THE CRUSADER-PERIOD HOSPITAL AND ADJACENT MARKETS: CHAPTER 9: The Location of the Crusader Hospital in the Muristan-a Reassessment (Ilya Berkovich/Amit Re'em); CHAPTER 10: Ernoul and the Muristan (Dan Bahat); CHAPTER 11: Crusader-Period Markets and Remains of the Byzantine Cardo in the vicinity of the Church of the Redeemer. With a List of Coins prepared (Robert Kool); APPENDIX: Glass Vessels from Aderet Eliyahu Yeshiva (Brigitte Ouahnouna); Part V THE MURISTAN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND THE VISIT OF THE EMPEROR: CHAPTER 12: Der Muristan von 1187 bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg (Jurgen Kruger); CHAPTER 13: Tobler, Sepp, and the Ruins of the Muristan (Haim Goren); CHAPTER 14: The German Church of the Redeemer and the Journey of Emperor Wilhelm II to Jerusalem. Symbols and Importance (Jakob Eisler); CHAPTER 15: The Hospital of St. John in Jerusalem-from the Architectural Remains to a 3D reconstruction (Dorothee Heinzelmann/Michael Heinzelmann/Jurgen Kruger/Markus Wacker)

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