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Author Morrison, Tessa, 1954- author.

Title Isaac Newton and the Temple of Solomon : an analysis of the description and drawings and a reconstructed model / Tessa Morrison
Published Jefferson, North Carolina ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Newton's manuscripts -- A brief history of models up to the 18th century -- Paper reconstructions of the Temple of Solomon from the 17th and 18th centuries -- Architectural models of the Temple of Solomon exhibited in London in the 17th and 18th centuries -- The model guidebooks -- The architectural model of Newton's Temple of Solomon
Summary "This book examines Newton's work in the context of his times, when the Temple was a popular subject for academics, and models were displayed to the general public. The author provides insight into Newton's writings in Latin on Solomon's Temple, along with a model reconstructed from his interpretation of its structure, symmetry and proportional elegance"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 -- Knowledge -- Architecture
SUBJECT Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 fast
Subject Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) -- Design and construction -- Early works to 1800
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) -- In art
SUBJECT Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) fast
Subject ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- Religious.
SUBJECT Jerusalem -- Buildings, structures, etc
Subject Middle East -- Jerusalem
Genre/Form Art
Early works
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781476625133