Medieval Jerusalem : forging an Islamic city in spaces sacred to Christians and Jews

Level B QJ956.94 /531272 Available
Full title: Medieval Jerusalem : forging an Islamic city in spaces sacred to Christians and Jews / Jacob Lassner.
Main author: Lassner, Jacob, (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • The Holy Land and Jerusalem : singing praise to sacred space
  • Jerusalem in the imagination of the prophet and his companions
  • The furthest place of worship : Muslim tradition and modern scholarship
  • The Islamization of Umayyad Jerusalem : the role of Muawiyah b. Abi Sufyan
  • Abd al-Malik and the Temple Mount : revisiting S.D. Goitein and Oleg Grabar
  • The so-called Umayyad administrative center
  • The Dome of the Rock and Arabic historiography
  • The meaning of the Dome of the Rock
  • Religion and local politics : praising native abodes
  • Appendix : The early caliphs, 632-833 CE.