Review Article: The Early Islamic Monuments of Al-Haram Al-Sharif

  title={Review Article: The Early Islamic Monuments of Al-Haram Al-Sharif},
  author={Finbarr Barry Flood},
  journal={Palestine Exploration Quarterly},
  • F. Flood
  • Published 1 July 1991
  • History
  • Palestine Exploration Quarterly
The Dome of the Rock: Origin of its Octagonal Plan
The Dome of the Rock or Qubbat al-Sakhra is a monument in the city of Jerusalem built on the platform at the top of Mount Moriah known as Bayt al-Maqdis or Bayt al-Muqaddas (the Holy House) and, by
Why was the Dome of the Rock built? A new perspective on a long-discussed question
  • M. Levy-Rubin
  • History
    Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 2017
Abstract The existing discussion regarding the motives for building the Dome of the Rock revolves around two suggestions: that the incentive for building was the fierce competition between ʿAbd
“From Polis to Madina” Revisited – Urban Change in Byzantine and early Islamic Palestine*
  • G. Avni
  • History
    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • 2011
The transformation of cities in the Byzantine and early Islamic Near East was discussed by a number of scholars in the last century. Many of them adopted a traditional approach, claiming that the
The Walls of Jerusalem in the Early Islamic Period
During the seventh century C.E., Moslem tribes from the Arabian peninsula swept through the Middle East and North Africa, creating a vast new empire. Recent excavations have revealed that the