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The Dome of the Rock

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HARDCOVER

$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674023130

Publication Date: 10/30/2006

Short

256 pages

39 color illustrations, 6 halftones, 11 line illustrations

Belknap Press

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Seventh Century: An Empty Space Full of Memories
  • 2. 700: A New Building, Its sources, Meanings, Impact
  • 3. 700 to 1100: The Completion of a Sanctuary
  • 4. 1100 to 1900: The Sanctuary in a New Muslim Order
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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