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The Architectural Development Of Al-Aqsa Mosque in The Early Islamic Period Sacred Architecture in the shape of the ‘Holy’The Architectural Development Of Al-Aqsa Mosque in The Early Islamic Period Sacred Architecture in the shape of the ‘Holy’

By Haithem F. Al-Ratrout

This monograph aims to introduce a definition of al-Aqsa Mosque and to understand its architectural development and evolution in the early Muslim Period within the Cultural Context of the Site. The book is an innovative and creative work on al-Aqsa which reveals a new dimension on early Muslim architecture. This leading monograph written by the promising young scholar Haithem al-Ratrout is an essential contribution to our knowledge on the new field of inquiry of Islamic Jerusalem Studies. One of the contributions of this important monograph is its use of innovative approaches of the new field of inquiry. Al-Ratrout uses architectural, archeological and historical investigations of the early Muslim architecture of the Al-Aqsa enclave within the Muslim cultural context.



Haithem F. Al-Ratrout is an Assistant Professor at An-Najah University, Palestine.

ISBN: 1-904436-03-X
Date Published: 2004
Type: Paperback
Pages: 687
Price: £25.00

 

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