Chorazim

Korazim

Jewish

Geographic Details

Lower Galilee

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Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Heinrich Kohl and Carl Watzinger (1905-1907), Jacob Ory and Naim Makhouly (1926), Zeev Yevin (1962-1964, 1980-1984)

Columns, benches and ornamental architecture. Bema, stone chair with dedicatory inscription. Highly decorated friezes.

Aramaic (Naveh 1978: 36-38)

National Park entrance fee 22₪ per adult, 11₪ per pensioner, 9₪ per child.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Kohl, H. and Watzinger, C. Antike Synagogen in Galilaea. Leipzig, 1916: 41-58.
  2. Magness, J. "The date of the synagogue at Chorazin" Michmanim 20, 2007: *7-*18.
  3. Yeivin, Z. "Two Lintels with Menorah Reliefs from Chorazin" in Ancient Synagogues Revealed. ed. L.I. Levine, Jerusalem, 1981: 162-163.
  4. Yeivin, Z. The Synagogue at Korazim. ed. Z. Yeivin, IAA Reports; 10, Jerusalem, 2000, (Hebrew; English summary: 1*- 32*).
  5. Yevin, Z. "Chorazim" in The New Encyclopedia of Archeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem, 1993: 301-304.
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Southern facade, Gilead Peli all rights reserved

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Syrian gable, Gilead Peli all rights reserved

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Kohl and Watzinger 1916:45 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Main Portal Arch's Fragment | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:45

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Ornate Frieze Fragments of the Side Door | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:45

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Geison and Sima-Corner Fragment | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:46

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Geison and Sima | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:46

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Sima Fragment | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:47

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Ionic Capitals- Looking Below and Side View | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:48

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Wall Adjacent Corinthian Capitals | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:49

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Frieze Fragments | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:50

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Frieze Fragments. | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:50

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Frieze Fragments 1 | Kohl and Wazinger 1916:51

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Frieze Fragments | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:51

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Shell Shaped Fragment | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:55

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Arch Fragments | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:56

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Shell Shaped Gable | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:58

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Reconstruction, Yevin 2000: 57, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority

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Yevin 2000: 7, courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority

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-וצינגר-תכנית-ושדה-2-e1452414031487 | קוהל ווואצינגר 1916, לוח 7.

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Main Portal's Sketch- Side View and Section | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:44

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Console's Sketch | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:45

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Fragments of the Pillar Base | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:48

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Corner Pillar Base- Sketch | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:45

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Wall Adjacent Pillar Base | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:49

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Capital with Console- Sketch | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:54

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