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Gates to the Old City

a book of Jewish legends

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Published by Avon in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends, Jewish.,
  • Jews -- Folklore.,
  • Aggada -- Translations into English.,
  • Hasidim -- Legends.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Raphael Patai.
    ContributionsPatai, Raphael, 1910-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM530 .G37 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationli, 807 p. ;
    Number of Pages807
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3799189M
    ISBN 100380760916
    LC Control Number81103179
    OCLC/WorldCa7054831

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    T he Old City of Jerusalem (Hebrew: העיר העתיקה‎, HaEer HaAtika) is a walled area within modern Jerusalem and is just a square kilometer ( square mile) in area. The small area within the walls constituted the entire city until the mid s. The Old City was divided then into four quarters: the Muslim Quarter, the Christian Quarter, the Jewish Quarter and the Armenian .   E very time I see them, they fascinate me. The walls and gates of Jerusalem have expanded and contracted over the centuries like the breathing of a living being. Even today, the Old City of Jerusalem is such that we have to enter the city through gates—just as people did for thousands of years.

    The Old City of Jerusalem is divided into four quarters; The Jewish Quarter, The Armenian Quarter, The Christian Quarter, and The Muslim Quarter. The walled city is entered by one of seven entry gates, although the busiest for tourists is the Jaffa Gate next to which is the Tower of David Museum, providing the history of Jerusalem within the. The Book of Nehemiah has been chosen because the recurrence of the Gates and Towers names, on the one hand. On the other hand, this book is considered by some as that of construction. Nevertheless.


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Gates to the Old City is a splendid introduction to the vast storehouse of ancient legend literature known as the Agada - the rich heritage that supports Jewish culture.

It contains selection from the seven main streams of Jewish literature: the Bible, the Apocrypha, the Talmud, the Midrash, the Kabbalah, folklore, and Hasidism/5.

Gates to the Old City: A Book of Jewish Legends [Patai, Raphael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Gates to the Old City: A Book of Jewish LegendsCited by: 2. The Old City (Hebrew: הָעִיר הָעַתִּיקָה, Ha'Ir Ha'Atiqah, Arabic: البلدة القديمة ‎, al-Balda al-Qadimah) is a square-kilometer ( sq mi) walled area within the modern city of Jerusalem.

The history of the Old City has been documented in significant detail, notably in old maps of Jerusalem over the last 1, ption: (5th Session).

Gates to the Old City: a book of Jewish legends. Publication date Topics Judaism Aggadah - Texts, Bible. Old Testament, Bible. Old_pallet IA Openlibrary_edition OLM Openlibrary_work OLW Pages Ppi Republisher_date Pages:   In the Law of Moses, parents of a rebellious son were told to bring him to the city gate, where the elders would examine the evidence and pass judgment (Deuteronomy ).

This affirms that the city gate was central to community action. Another important example is found in the book of Ruth.

In RuthBoaz officially claimed the. Related Websites Old City Gates, General. The Old City Gates (Jewish Virtual Library) Brief information on each gate with helpful links to relevant in-depth topics throughout the text.

The Gates of Jerusalem (Israel Travel) Includes short paragraphs about the gates of Jerusalem. Portals to History and Conflict: The Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City () Easy to read. A city gate is a gate which is, or was, set within a city wall. North America.

South America. City gates were traditionally built to provide a point of controlled access to and departure from a walled city for people, vehicles, goods and animals.

Depending on their historical context they filled functions relating to defense, security. Gates to the Old City: A Book of Jewish Legends Raphael Patai An introduction to the rich heritage supporting Jewish culture, with selections from the Bible, the Apocrypha, the Talmud, the Midrash, the Kabbalah, folklore, and Hasidism.

Question: "What was/is the importance of the gates of Jerusalem?" Answer: The gates of ancient cities were important as a means of providing access to the city while maintaining security. The Bible speaks of the gates of Jerusalem many times in many different contexts.

As the city walls are built, destroyed, and moved and the gates are bricked up, restored, or. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Genre/Form: Legends Translations Folklore Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gates to the Old City.

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Outbreak Culture. by Pardis Sabeti. by David Mitchell. “Old Gates Hotel is in a great location for exploring the Old Town and many of the tourist attractions are a short walking distance from the hotel.” Michelle United Arab Emirates “Location, personal, breakfast (also you can ask for cooking something else) at the open balcony at the roof with a beautiful view to the flame towers.”/10().

We recommend booking Old City Gate tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 13 Old City Gate tours on Tripadvisor/5(). Gates To The Old City: A Book Of Jewish Legends - Jewish Used Books is a Used Book Store offering Discount Book Prices. Jerusalem’s Old City walls, built in the early 16th century by the Turkish Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, have eight gates.

All but one (the Gate of Mercy) still serve Jerusalemites and visitors streaming to its markets, and sacred and historic sites. Following is a thumbnail description of the gates, counter-clockwise from south to west: The [ ]. Twelve Gates Arts (12G) is a non profit ((c)(3)) organization created with the aim to showcase international multidisciplinary arts bound by the sensibilities of a diasporic identity, especially the South Asian identity, and to create and promote projects in the community that cross geographic and cultural boundaries.

The main entrance to the Old City is the Jaffa Gate, which was built by Suleiman in The name in Arabic, Bab el-Halil or Hebron Gate, means "The Beloved" and refers to Abraham, the beloved of God who is buried in Hebron.

The gate on the western side of the Old City marked the end of the highway leading from the Jaffa coast and now leads into the Muslim and Armenian. Persian (Iranian) Book: Gates of Old Tehran, The, دروازه های طهران قدیم,Gates to the Old City: A Book of Jewish Legends.

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The barbican of Viru Gate was part of the defence system of Tallinn city wall built in the 14th century. A couple of centuries later, it already had 8 gates that consisted of several towers and curtain walls connecting them.

The main tower of a gate was always square and the barbicans were equipped with one or two small round towers.Other Things to Do Near Old City Gates You've traveled for quite some time, so we imagine Old City Gates is just the start.

Once you're finished, experience what else the area has to offer: Visitors always admire the historic Castillo de San Marcos. Participate in a tour if .To some extent they broadly resemble – or vaguely resemble – the pattern of the gates you have in the Old City of Jerusalem today, except that the city then was much, much smaller.

As we look at the gates of Jerusalem in the Old City of Jerusalem today.