The Order and the Beauty of the Jewish Garden in the Roman Empire
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Are you enjoying growing your tomatoes this summer? Did you know that there were particularly Jewish gardens in the past? In this presentation, Dr. John Mandsager will show how early rabbinic Jewish literature (ca. 3rd century C.E.) presents a sophisticated spatial vision of Jewish rural life. He will discuss the garden in particular to show how the early rabbis imagine agricultural space to be well-ordered, while visually communicating the Jewish farmer’s Jewishness. Rabbinic attention toView more
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