Carta’s The Quest
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“This magnificent volume is also a scholarly textbook.”
No book is better suited to the study, understanding and development of the manmade plateau that is the focus of the world’s interest—the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
With this magnificently unique volume, Leen Ritmeyer provides us with the ideal textbook from which to understand the development of the man-made plateau that is the focus of the world’s interest. His experience as architect of the Temple Mount Excavations following the Six-Day War, coupled with his exploration of parts of the mount now completely out of bounds and his doctoral research into the problems of the Temple Mount make him singularly qualified for the task. Illustrator of the book as well as its author, his reconstruction drawings make the stones of the Temple Mount cast off the mantle of time and leap to vibrant life.
Truly comprehensive in scope, the book commences with the period in which the Temple Mount reached its zenith, that of King Herod the Great. Here, the author masterfully weaves together an incredible amount of archaeological data with the historical sources to produce an authoritative and exhaustive reconstruction. Then, with the features of the Herodian Temple Mount well in mind, the reader is equipped to progress to the next stage in the research, the quest for the earlier square Temple Mount, described by Josephus and the Mishnah. The theories of other researchers are fairly examined and evaluated and the search progresses like the best detective story. Clues are turned up by the author’s sharp eye to provide compelling evidence that all the previous proposals must be rewritten. The accumulation of evidence, both archaeological and literary, gathers force to solve Jerusalem’s oldest archaeological controversy, namely the actual location of the temple, from the time of Solomon onwards. A completely unforeseen result was the discovery of the original emplacement of the Ark of the Covenant on the rocky floor of what can be identified as the Holy of Holies. This work distills the history of three millennia and thirty years of intensive research into the definitive book on the Temple Mount. Scholars, students and all lovers of Jerusalem – make room on your bookshelves for a book you will refer to time and again!
The Quest – Revealing the Temple Mount in Jerusalem
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Carta's The Quest is included with the following packages
|Primary Collections||Coll13-GraphicsMaster1119||Graphics Master Collection (Accordance 13) (November 2019)||799|
|Primary Collections||Coll12-GraphicsMaster1016||Graphics Master Collection (Accordance 12) (October 2016)||849|
|Primary Collections||Coll12-GraphicsMaster0417||Graphics Master Collection (Accordance 12) (April 2017)||749|
|Primary Collections||Coll12-GraphicsMaster1118||Graphics Master Collection (Accordance 12) (November 2018)||799|
|Graphic Resources||CC-Scholar's Combo||Carta Scholar's Combo||219|
|Graphic Resources||CC-Complete Combo||Carta Complete Combo||559.99|
|Graphic Resources||CC-Super 05_17||Carta Super Combo||569|
|Graphic Resources||CC-SelectCombo||Carta Select Combo||267|
|Graphic Resources||CC-Scholar's 05_17||Carta Scholar's Combo||339|
|Graphic Resources||CC-Select 05_17||Carta Select Combo||269|
|Graphic Resources||CC-Select Combo||Carta Select Combo||339.99|
|Graphic Resources||CC-CompleteCombo||Carta Original Combo||449|
|Add-on Bundles||All-in-All 1Q15||All-in-All Accordance Program (1st Quarter 2015)||15999|
|Add-on Bundles||All-in-All 2Q15||All-in-All Accordance Program (2nd Quarter 2015)||16999|
|Add-on Bundles||All-in-All 3Q15||All-in-All Accordance Program (3rd Quarter 2015)||18699|
|Add-on Bundles||All-in-All 4Q15||All-in-All Accordance Program (4th Quarter 2015)||19999|
|Add-on Bundles||All-in-All 1Q16||All-in-All Accordance Program (1st Quarter 2016)||21249|
|Add-on Bundles||All-in-All 3Q16||All-in-All Accordance Program (3rd Quarter 2016)||23999|
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