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City in the desert, Qasr al-Hayr East

City in the desert, Qasr al-Hayr East

an account of the excavations carried out at Qasr al-Hayr East on behalf of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, with the help of Harvard University and the Oriental Institute, the University of Chicago

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Published by Distributed for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies of Harvard University by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Qasr al-Hayr (Syria) -- Antiquities

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    Statementby Oleg Grabar ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Ulkü Bates, Hayat Salam, and others
    SeriesHarvard Middle Eastern monographs -- 23/24, Harvard Middle Eastern monographs -- 23/24
    ContributionsGrabar, Oleg, University of Michigan. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Harvard University. Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago. Oriental Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14506910M

      From to , he directed excavations on a Medieval Islamic town at Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Syria, work later described in a two-volume book he coauthored, City in the Desert, Qasr al-Hayr East. Other major books in English include The Shape of the Holy (Princeton, ), The Mediation of Ornament (Princeton, ), The Great Mosque of. Find the perfect al sharqi stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!

    The disciplines of Islamic and Crusader archaeology, despite sharing some common chronological and geographic frameworks within what can generally be termed the medieval archaeology of the Levant, have largely taken separate paths since the advent of archaeology in the nineteenth century.“Islamic Archaeology” is a generalizing term that refers to the study of the material culture produced. Umayyad desert palaces such as Mshatta (in present-day Jordan), Qasr ‘Amra (Jordan), ‘Anjar (Lebanon), Khirbat al-Mafjar (Palestine), and Qasr al-Hayr East and West (Syria) testify to the wealth of their patrons as well as to the creativity of Umayyad secular architects. –

    5 Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi — A castle (qasr) in the middle of the Syrian Desert, built by the Umayyad caliph Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik in CE. Understand. Be sure to practice desert safety if traveling to the Southeastern Desert (and war zone safety until the situation improves). Get in Get around See Do. Desert and Distributive Justice in Social and Political Philosophy. City in the Desert: Qasr Al-Hayr East. Oleg Grabar, Renata Holod, James Knustad, William Trousdale. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that we should give people the things that they deserve.


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Get this from a library. City in the desert: Qasr al-Hayr East: an account of the excavations carried out at Qasr al-Hayr East on behalf of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, with the help of Harvard University and the Oriental Institute, the University of Chicago.

[Oleg Grabar; Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. From tohe directed excavations on a Medieval Islamic Qasr al-Hayr East book at Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Syria, work later described in a two-volume book he coauthored, City in the Desert, Qasr al-Hayr East.

Other major books in English include The Shape of the Holy (Princeton, ), The Mediation of Ornament (Princeton, ), The Great Mosque of.

City in the desert: Qasr al-Hayr East: an account of the excavations carried out at Qasr al-Hayr East on behalf of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, with the help of Harvard University and the Oriental Institute, the University of Chicago.

Cambridge, Mass: Distributed for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies of. Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi is one of the so-called Umayyad ‘ desert Qasr al-Hayr East book, a term applied to a series of fortified sites belonging to the early period of Islam but recovering different Author: Denis Genequand.

This article is intended as a revision of the pre-Islamic period at Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi, one of the most famous Umayyad “desert castles”, excavated during the : Denis Genequand. Isolated in the Syrian desert, Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi stands approximately 97 km to the northeast of Palmyra and 64 km to the south of Rusafa.

It was originally constructed by under the caliph Hisham to be used as a retreat for the Umayyad caliphate. According to chronicles Caliph Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik was a very parsimonious man; he did however associate his name with the construction of two luxury residences in the Syrian Desert which are distinguished by their comparative positions: Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi (Western Castle) between Damascus, the capital of the Umayyad Caliphate, and.

Grabar, O., et al, City in the Desert: Qasr al-Hayr East, Cambridge, Citation of this web page: Dina Bakkour "Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi" in Discover Islamic Art, Museum With No Frontiers,   Getting There: Qasr al-Heir al-Sharqi (قصر الحير الشرقي) is very remote, and is not possible to reach by public transportation.

While technically within the governorate of Homs (حمص), the site is over kilometers east of the closer is the city of Deir al-Zur (دير الزور), located kilometers to the east, and Palmyra (تدمر‎), located kilometers. Qasr al-Hayr al-Gharbi was a rural palatine residence and agricultural compound located approximately 37 miles west of Palmyra in the Syrian desert.

The Umayyad caliph Hisham ibn ‘Abd al-Malik constructed the main residence between and Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The New Cambridge History of Islam. Volume 1: The Formation of the Islamic World, Sixth to Eleventh Centuries Knustad, J.

and Trousdale, W., City in the desert: Qasr al-Hayr East, 2. Work at the site resulted in a number of articles and ultimately a collaborative two-volume book, City in the Desert, Qasr al-Hayr East (), with Renata Holod, James Knustad and William Trousdale.

The research resulted in a groundbreaking interpretation of the original constructions, dating from the first half of the eighth century, which.

The Umayyad cities in the desert: Qasr al-Hayr East, Khirbet al-Mafjar, ‘ Anjar. Modified Roman castrum or condensed madina. Critique of the French theories (Sauvaget and Élisséeff) on the form of the Islamic City as resulting from the gradual transformation of the orthogonal street pattern of the cities of antiquity.

Reading: Kennedy, Hugh. She is co-author of City in the Desert: Qasr al- Hayr East (); Architecture and Community: Building in the Islamic World Today (); The Mosque and the Modern World (); The City in the Islamic World () and An Island Through Time: Jerba Studies (). She was recently part of the team redoing the Middle East galleries at the Penn.

City in the desert: Qasr al-Hayr East: an account of the excavations carried out at Qasr al-Hayr East on behalf of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan, with the help of Harvard University and the Oriental Institute, the University of Chicago by Oleg Grabar (Book).

From tohe directed excavations on a Medieval Islamic town at Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, Syria, work later described in a two-volume book he coauthored, City in the Desert, Qasr al-Hayr East.

InGrabar became Harvard’s first Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture. CURRICULUM VITAE: OLEG GRABAR Date of Birth: November 3,Strasbourg, France Book, and Persian Presence in the United States Steering Committee, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Art and Architecture City in the Desert, Qasr al-Hayr.

I have to write a term paper either on The signs and iconography found in the Qasr al Hayr East or The Specific Details found in the dome of The Dome of The Rock (like specific calculations, details and other architectural elements) and my search so far has not returned anything of value or use.

I would be really grateful if I could get some help ASAP within 24 Hours. The results of the Qasr al-Hayr excavtion were published by Grabar and others as City in the Desert: Qasr al-Hayr East in The same year he published an introductory book on the Alhambra.

Ettinghausen died in and Grabar completed the remaining portions of Pelican History assigned to Ettinghausen. Inwhen the Aga Khan Professor.

“Qasr Al-Hallabat: An Umayyad Desert Retreat or Farm Land.” Studies on the History and Archaeology of Jordan 2 (): – Blake, Stephen P. Half the World: The Social Architecture of Safavid Isfahan, –. The Umayyad cities in the desert: Qasr al-Hayr East, Khirbet al-Mafjar, ‘Anjar.

Modified Roman castrum or condensed madina? Critique of the French theories (Sauvaget and Élisséeff) on the form of the Islamic City as resulting from the gradual transformation of the orthogonal street pattern of the cities of antiquity.

Reading: Kennedy, Hugh.- The Qaṣr al-Kharāna is part of a group of buildings, identified with the generic (and often incorrect) expression of "desert castles", including: the Qusayr'Amra, the Qasr al-Azraq, the Qasr al-Hayr al- Gharbi, the Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi, the Qasr al-Hallabat or the Mshatta, built perhaps for the control of the territory and the water points but which also functioned as summer.City in the Desert: Qasr al-Hayr East by Oleg Grabar, Renata Holod, James Knustad, William Trousdale City in the Desert: Qasr al-Hayr East by Oleg Grabar, Renata Holod, James Knustad, William Trousdale (pp.

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