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Obj. ID: 10342
Jewish Architecture
  Great Synagogue in Zhovkva, Ukraine

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Ukrzakhidprojectrestavratsiia, 1993

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Name/Title
Great Synagogue in Zhovkva | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1692
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Brick
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Under reconstruction
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
C (Poor)
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person

Construction of the synagogue was sponsored by Polis king John III Sobieski, and hence it is known as Sobieski Shul.

Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration

Brick and stucco Torah ark.

Urban significance
Part of Jewish quarter
Significance Rating
4 (International)
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
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Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
CJA documentation; Zoya Yargina, Wooden Synagogues (Moscow, [1993]), p. 49 ill. 43; Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka, Bramy Nieba: Bóżnice murowane na ziemiach dawnej Rzeczypospolitej (Warsaw, 1999), pp. 290-4 with ills. and ills. 302-4, 309, 313; Jewish Cemeteries, Synagogues, and mass grave sites in Ukraine. United States Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (Washington D.C., 2005); Boris Khaimovich, "Istoriko-etnographicheskie ekspeditsii Peterburgskogo evreiskogo universiteta," in: V.A.Dymshitz (ed.), Istoriia evreev na Ukraine i v Belorussii: ekspeditsii, pamiatniki, nakhodki (=Trudy po iudaike, issue 2) (St. Petersburg, 1994), p. 27-8 with ill.; Rossiiskaia evreiskaia entsiklopediia (Moscow), vol. 4 - 2000, p. 451 with ill.; Pinkas hakehilot: Polin, vol. 2: Galitsiya Hamizrahit (Jerusalem, 1980), 207, ill. after p. 208; Vladimir Likhodedov, Synagogues (Minsk, 2007), ills. 198-201 on p. 104-106; Tadeusz Rolke, Simon Schama, Tu byliśmy: Ostatnie ślady zaginionej kultury (Berlin-Warszawa, 2008), p. 60; Ulrich von Verdum, “Shchodennyk podorozhi...,” trans. Ivan Svarnyk, Zhovten’ 9 (467), 10 (468) (1983), p. 91
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