By January 28, 2009 0 Comments Read More →

Early Arab Period, 632-1099

  1. Overview
    1. Moslem Jerusalem 638-1099, Teddy Kollek and Moshe Pearlman, Jerusalem- Sacred City of Mankind, Steimatzky Ltd., Jerusalem, 1991.
  2. Artifacts
    1. Anti-Christian Epigraphy
      1. Dome of the Rock, 688
      2. Jerusalem Coin – Muhammad, Messenger of God, 632
      3. Copper Coin – Muhammad, Messenger of God, 661-680
      4. Muslim Coin, late 7th century
      5. Umayyad Dinars – There is no God except Allah, c. 700
      6. Silver Dirham – There is no God but Allah, 8th century
    2. Double Gate, 661-750 CE
    3. Rujm Sfar Inscription, 7th-8th century
    4. Ashkar-Gilson Hebrew Manuscript, 7th-8th century CE
    5. Samaritan Ten Commandments, 7th-12th century
    6. Wooden Pannels from the Al-Aksa Mosque, 8th century
    7. Hisham’s Palace, 724-743
    8. Coin of Theophilus, c. 830-838 CE
    9. Torah Codex, 9th century CE
    10. Cistern, 9th-11th century
    11. Aleppo Codex, c. 930
    12. Fatimid Bracelets, 969-1171
    13. Destruction of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, 1009
    14. Mosque of Omar Inscription, 11th century
    15. Jesus Coins, 1071-1099
    16. Reconquest of Spain by the Christians, 1085
    17. Siege of Antioch, 1098
    18. Fall of Ma’arrat al-Nu’man, 1098
    19. Bronze Follis
    20. Ummayad Stone Decoration
    21. Islamic Oil Lamp
  3. Articles
    1. Muhammad and the Beginnings of Islam, Robert Drews, Vanderbilt University.
    2. The Califates of Abu Bakr and Umar Muslim Conquests and the Establishment of an Arabian Empire, Robert Drews, Vanderbilt University.
    3. The Arabian Empire from the Death of Umar through the Early Abbasids, Robert Drews, Vanderbilt University.
    4. Abbasid Civilization and the Culture of Islam, Robert Drews, Vanderbilt University.
    5. Christianity and Judaism from the Fifth to the Eleventh Century, Robert Drews, Vanderbilt University.
    6. News from the Field- Gold Hoard Found at Capernaum, Herold Weiss, BAR 9-04, Jul-Aug 1983.
    7. Like Grandfather, Like Granddaughter- Oldest Synagogue in Jerusalem Identified, Judith Sudilovsky, BAR 25-03, May-Jun 1999.
    8. Islam on the Temple Mount, Moshe Sharon, BAR 32-04, Jul-Aug 2006.
  4. Maps
    1. The Caliphate in 750
    2. The Age of the Caliphs

Posted in: Early Arab Period

Post a Comment