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Unformatted text preview: o Oldest preserved Jewish synagogue o Extensive cycle of portraits of biblical beings o No where does the image of God appear o Depicts the old testament o 28 panels that depict 50 different biblical scenes o Center was a neache where the torah was kept, also called the pentatuch- first 5 books of the Hebrew scriptures o Used for teaching -Reconstruct of Christian Community House - p. 223 (8-2) Dura Europos, Syria, 240-256. o Meeting place for Christians that was a private home that was renovated to serve as a public place. o Held about 70 worshipers o...
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- Spring '07