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Jewish domestic architecture in Sanʻa, Yemen

Rathjens, Carl

Jewish domestic architecture in Sanʻa, Yemen

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Published by Israel Oriental Society in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yemen,
  • Ṣanʻāʼ.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Yemen -- Ṣanʻāʼ,
    • Civilization, Modern -- 17th century -- Sources,
    • Architecture, Jewish -- Yemen -- Ṣanʻāʼ

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Carl Rathjens ; with an introd. and an appendix on seventeenth century documents relating to Jewish houses in Sanʻa by S. D. Goitein.
      SeriesOriental notes and studies ;, no. 7
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7419.Y43 S257
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5252546M
      LC Control Number75325360

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