The Crescent on the Temple
Curiously, medieval Christians had developed the belief that the Dome of the Rock was the very same structure standing during the time of Jesus. Thus a circular Temple is depicted as the venue for several other Christological scenes.
See Also: The Crescent on the Temple (Brill, 2012)
By Pamela Berger
Fine Arts Department
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