Early Muslim Architecture

  title={Early Muslim Architecture},
  author={Eva Baer},
The Community of orientalists and art historians •welcomes with deep gratitude this new edition of Professor Cres-weH's monumental work on early Muslim architecture. We have great pleasure in taking this opportunity to congratulate Professor Creswell, who in September 1969 has celebrated his 90th birthday, on his enormous achievement and on the unique Service he has rendered to the study of Islamic architecture. In 1932 Creswell published the first volume of his exhaustive 'Early Muslim… 
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Architecture of the Sultanate of Ma'bar in Madura, and other Muslim Monuments in South India

  • M. Shokoohy
  • History
    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • 1991
During the fourteenth century on the Travancore coast of South India an independent Muslim sultanate was established which lasted for less than half a century, and was eventually terminated by the

Notes on Some Mosques in Eastern and Western Saudi Arabia

  • G. King
  • History
    Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 1980
In studies of Islamic architecture dealing with the earliest periods, a natural emphasis has fallen on the mosques of the Holy Cities of Arabia, the Ḥaramayn, whenever the architecture of the Arabian

The Construction of an Islamic City in Palestine. The Case of Umayyad al-Ramla

  • Nimrod Luz
  • History
    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • 1997
At the beginning of the eighth century A.D. a new town was built in Palestine, called al- Ramla (Ramlah of today). It was founded by the then provincial governor, Sulaymān b. ‘Abd al-Malik (d. 717)

The Arab conquest and the rise of Islam in North Africa

The Arab conquests, which created a great new empire and led to the establishment of Islam as one of the great religions of the world, are one of the traditional landmarks of history. The Egyptian

Muhammad and the rise of Islam

Muslim tradition speaks of the existence of soothsayers or sorcerers (kahins) in the pre-Islamic period. The period immediately preceding the Arab invasions had proved as disastrous for the Sasanian

Iran and the Arabs before Islam

In the Seleucid period, Mesopotamia served as a base for the Seleucid kings' attempts to extend their political and commercial power into the Persian Gulf region and along the eastern coastlands of

The Evolution of the Shouldered Arch in Medieval Islamic Architecture

It is a general law of Islamic architecture that elements and features that evolved for a structural reason come, with the passage of time and refinement of the forms, to be transformed into

Byzantine iconoclasm as a problem in art history

The following paper represents an attempt to place Byzantine iconoclasm in a wider context than it is sometimes seen, locating it firstly in terms of the views of Christians at various times as to

The Farthest Mosque or the Alleged Temple an Analytic Study

A bstract The Farthest Mosque (Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa in Jerusalem) has been associated in the consciousness of the Muslims, with The Sacred Mosque (Al-Masjid Al-Haram in Makkah) through a spiritual bond

Archaeological Fieldwork at the Citadel of Homs, Syria: 1995–1999

Abstract The Citadel of Homs is set on one of the largest urban tells of Syria but it has been neglected in terms of its archaeology as it was occupied by the military until recent years. The tell