Sacred Topography In Medieval Syria And Its Roots Between The Umayyads And Late Antiquity

@inproceedings{Guidetti2010SacredTI,
  title={Sacred Topography In Medieval Syria And Its Roots Between The Umayyads And Late Antiquity},
  author={Mattia Guidetti},
  year={2010}
}
The Umayyad period is the first great formative period in the Bilād al-Shām after the Muslim conquest. Under this dynasty the relations between the different religious and social elements took on a shape which would last for centuries. These relations became particularly clear as buildings for Muslim worship spread across the landscapes of both new settlements and ancient cities. This chapter analyzes the phenomenon by comparing the cities of Aleppo, Edessa and, partially, al-Rusafa. It… Expand
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