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  Great Synagogue in Florence, Italy

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Name/Title
Great Synagogue in Florence (Tempio Maggiore) | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1874-1882
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Location
Italy | Tuscany | Florence
| via L. C. Farini 4
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
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Material Decoration
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Material Inscription
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Material Cloth
Material Lining
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Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
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Direction/Location
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Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
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Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
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Bibliography

Pinkerfeld, Batei-ha-kneset be-italiya mitkufat ha-renesans 'ad yameinu: perek be-toldot ha-adrikhalut ha-yehudit (Jerusalem, 1954), p. 49, ills. 80-81;

Noemi Cassuto, "The Italian Synagogue Through the Ages" in: Rivka and Ben-Zion Dorfman, Synagogues without Jews and the Communities that built and used them (Philadelphia, 2000), pp. 300-307, ill. on p. 306.

Ivan Kalmar, "Moorish Style: Orientalism, the Jews, and Synagogue Architecture," Jewish Social Studies 7 (2001), issue 3, pp. 86-87; 

Kadish, Sharman, The Synagogues of Britain and Ireland: An Architectural and Social History (New Haven and London, 2011), p. 97.

http://jewish-heritage-europe.eu/2017/12/10/italy-florence-synagogue-needs-urgent-repair-seeks-funds

Samuel D. Gruber, “Italian Synagogues from 1492 to the Present,” in Jewish Religious Architecture: From Biblical Israel to Modern Judaism, ed. Steven Fine (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2020), 275–86, here 283.


Annie Sacerdoti, The Guide to Jewish Italy, photographs by Alberto Jona Falco (Venice, 2008)
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