Solomons Temple

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The Temple of Solomon has been a source of fascination and spiritual reverence for over three thousand years. The building itself was destroyed more than once, on the last occasion by the Romans, yet the great church of Hagia Sophia, the Dome of the Rock, the headquarters of the Templars and numerous medieval cathedrals were all conceived as symbolic re-creations of the original. Mystics of all faiths had visions of a celestial Temple where divine secrets would be revealed to mankind.This lively account is guaranteed to intrigue everyone with a sense of history, both real and imagined.

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Solomon’s Temple: Myth and History draws on holy texts and mystic writings, works of art and architecture, modern reconstructions and photographs to unravel both scholarly histories and the more speculative modern myth-making of tales like The Da Vinci Code and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Book size 24.40 x 18.80 cm, Hardback, 224pp, 202 Illustrations, 143 in colour. William J. Hamblin is Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, Utah, and a specialist in Near Eastern history and the Crusades. David Rolph Seely, Professor of Religion at Brigham Young University.