Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Were the Hasmoneans Really Aniconic?

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of IMAGES

With the abundance of evidence that the Israelites in the First Temple period did not strictly observe the Second Commandment banning images, it seems increasingly difficult to agree with the longstanding view that the Hasmoneans were aniconic. Given the fact that they were so deeply Hellenized, it might be more appropriate to refer to their selective practice of banning some sorts of art as "anti-idolic."

10.1163/187180007782347601
/content/journals/10.1163/187180007782347601
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
6
3
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187180007782347601
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/187180007782347601
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187180007782347601
2007-10-01
2016-12-03

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    IMAGES — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation