ICS BiblioSelect: Ancient Synagogues

Baird, Jennifer. Dura-Europos. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.

Branham, Joan R.  “Sacred Space under Erasure in Ancient Synagogues and Early Churches.” The Art Bulletin 74/3 (1992): 375-394.

Brooten, Bernadette. Women Leaders in the Ancient Synagogue: Inscriptional Evidence and Background Issues. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1982.

Fine, Steven, ed. Jews, Christians, and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue. Cultural Interaction during the Greco-Roman Period. London and New York: Routledge, 2005.

Fine, Steven, ed. Sacred Realm: The Emergence of the Synagogue in the Ancient World. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press and Yeshiva University Museum, 1996.

Hachlili, Rachel Ancient Synagogues – Archaeology and Art. New Discoveries and Current Research (Handbook of Oriental Studies, 105). Leiden: Brill, 2013.

Harland, Philip A. Associations, synagogues, and congregations: claiming a place in ancient Mediterranean society. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2003.

Leibner, Uzi, and Catherine Hezser, eds.  Jewish Art in its Late Antique Context. Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016.

Levine, Lee I. Visual Judaism: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013.

Levine, Lee I. The Ancient Synagogue: The First Thousand Years. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005.

Runesson, Anders, and Birger Olsson. The Ancient Synagogue from Its Origins to 200 CE: A Sourcebook. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2008.

Werlin, Steven H. Ancient Synagogues of Southern Palestine: Living on the Edge. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015.

White, L. Michael Building God’s House in the Roman World: Architectural Adaptation among Pagans, Jews, and Christians. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.