The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican

Paperback | May 12, 2009

byBenjamin Blech

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The Shocking Secrets of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Artwork

The recent cleaning of the Sistine Chapel frescoes removed layer after layer of centuries of accumulated tarnish and darkness. The Sistine Secrets endeavors to remove the centuries of prejudice, censorship, and ignorance that blind us to the truth about one of the world's most famous and beloved art treasures.

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The Shocking Secrets of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ArtworkThe recent cleaning of the Sistine Chapel frescoes removed layer after layer of centuries of accumulated tarnish and darkness. The Sistine Secrets endeavors to remove the centuries of prejudice, censorship, and ignorance that blind us to the truth about one of the world's mos...

Rabbi Benjamin Blech is an internationally recognized educator, religious leader, author, and lecturer. A recipient of the American Educator of the Year Award, he has been a professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University since 1966. He is the author of eleven books and has written for theNew York Times,Newsweek, andNewsday. He lives in New ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:May 12, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006146905X

ISBN - 13:9780061469053

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“The journey of analysis of the complex images rewards the reader with many profound insights about the artwork and the complex nature of Michelangelo’s ideas....fascinating and engaging!”