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“Holiness, War, and Peace”: Ancient Jewish Traditions Concerning the Landscape and Ecology of Jerusalem and Its Environs in the Second Temple Period

Abraham Ofir Shemesh;
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  • Published: 09 Aug 2018 Journal: Religions, volume 9, page 241 (eissn: 2077-1444, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
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s respectable image. The prohibition against growing plants within the city did not apply to rose gardens, maybe because of ecological reasons, i.e., their contribution to aesthetics and to improving bad odors in a crowded city. In the city&rsquo
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free text keywords: Second Temple period, Jerusalem’s sanctity, Flavius Josephus, ancient landscapes, ecology of holiness, religious regulations, the Great Revolt, rose gardens, Jerusalem’s flora, geography of sacred cities, Judaism, History, Metaphysics, Agricultural crops, Urban landscape, Ecology, Josephus, Second Temple period, lcsh:Religions. Mythology. Rationalism, lcsh:BL1-2790
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