Year 2018, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 391 - 407 2018-10-31

The Handmaids of Jacob’s Story in the Context of Christian Art
Hristiyan Sanatı Bağlamında Yakup Hikayesi’ndeki Cariyeler

Pınar SERDAR DİNÇER [1]

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A related issue addressed in this research is whether or not these handmaids in the Jacob story, who are depicted in Christian art as playing important roles and holding crucial positions in the family, are biblically more important to both the narrative and the family than has traditionally been recognized. Because of the importance of the historical context, the story of Zilpah and Bilhah is a remarkable myth for females and may be viewed as a master archetype of the age-old infertility problem. This raises of the question of how handmaids were defined in the Bible. In the study, examples of Christian art were included with the Bible commentary. Consequently, identifying the handmaids is only possible by following the chronological sequence of events in Genesis. This study also shows the identify of handmaids in the biblical book of Genesis. Besides the Bible, rabbinic sources were also investigated in detail. It is possible that children may have increased the status of women in Genesis but this is only true of women who already had status to speak of.

Bu araştırma aile içinde önemli bir pozisyona sahip olan Yakup hikayesindeki cariyelerin (Zilpa ve Bilha) Hıristiyan Sanatı’nda nasıl tasvir edildikleri ile ilgilidir. Söz konusu cariyelerin (Zilpa ve Bilha) varolmasında Kutsal Kitaptaki hikayelerin mi yoksa bilinen geleneksel ailelerin rolünün etkin olup olmadığı araştırmanın bir diğer konusudur. Tarihsel bağlamın önemi nedeniyle Zilpa ve Bilha’ın hikâyesi kadınlar için kayda değer bir mitdir ve süregelen infertilite (kısırlık) probleminin arketipleri olarak görülebilir. Bu durum cariyelerin Kutsal Kitap’ta nasıl tanımlandığı sorusunu gündeme getirir. Araştırmada, Hıristiyan sanatından özellikle Bizans Sanatı’ndan örneklere Kutsal Kitap yorumlasıyla birlikte yer verilmiştir. Ancak cariyeleri sanat eserlerinde tanımlamak, Kutsal Kitap’taki Yaratılış metnindeki olayların kronolojik sıralamasını izleyerek mümkün olmuştur. Söz konusu çalışma, Kutsal Kitap’taki Yaratılış bölümünde bahsi geçen cariyelerin nasıl tanımlandıklarını da göstermektedir. Konuyla ilgili kaynak olarak Kutsal Kitap dışında rabinik kaynaklar da detaylı bir biçimde araştırılmıştır. Bununla birlikte Yaradılış’da söz edilen çocukların, kadınların (annelerinin) statüsünü arttırmış olmaları muhtemeldir, ancak bu durum sadece belli bir statüye sahip kadınlar için geçerli olduğu görülür.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Art
Published Date Ekim (October)
Journal Section RESEARCH
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-4152-6327
Author: Pınar SERDAR DİNÇER (Primary Author)
Institution: YOZGAT BOZOK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


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APA SERDAR DİNÇER, P . (2018). The Handmaids of Jacob’s Story in the Context of Christian Art. Sanat Tarihi Dergisi, 27 (2), 391-407. DOI: 10.29135/std.447665
MLA SERDAR DİNÇER, P . "The Handmaids of Jacob’s Story in the Context of Christian Art". Sanat Tarihi Dergisi 27 (2018): 391-407 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/std/issue/40067/447665>
Chicago SERDAR DİNÇER, P . "The Handmaids of Jacob’s Story in the Context of Christian Art". Sanat Tarihi Dergisi 27 (2018): 391-407
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