The origin of the plan of the Dome of the Rock by K. A. C. Creswell

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  • Qubbat al-Ṣakhrah (Mosque : Jerusalem)

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Statementby K.A.C. Creswell.
SeriesBritish School of Archaeology in Jerusalem. Supplementary papers., 2
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LC ClassificationsDS109.8.R6 C7
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Pagination30 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL224935M
LC Control Numberac 34003079
OCLC/WorldCa5862604

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ad, as ‘a great round church, having in its circuit three. Prof. Shlomo Dov Goitein of the Hebrew University states that the Dome of the Rock was intended to compete with the many fine buildings of worship of other religions.

The very form of a rotunda, given to the Qubbat as-Sakhra, although it was foreign to Islam, was intended to rival the many Christian domes. [6] A.C. Cresswell in his book Origin of the plan of the Dome of the Rock notes that. The octagonal plan of the structure may have been influenced by the Byzantine Church of the Seat of Mary (built between and on the road between Jerusalem and Bethlehem).

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The Dome of the Rock was built in C.E. under the patronage of the Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. It enshrines the Sacred Rock, literally the irregular highest tip of Mount Moriah, one of the several ridges around which the city of Jerusalem began to develop as early as five thousand years by: Dome of the Rock, Arabic Qubbat al-Ṣakhrah, shrine in Jerusalem built by the Umayyad caliph ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Marwān in the late 7th century is the oldest extant Islamic monument.

The rock over which the shrine was built is sacred to both Muslims and Jews. The Prophet Muhammad, founder of Islam, is traditionally believed to have ascended into heaven from the site. The Rock is enclosed by two ambulatories (in this case the aisles that circle the rock) and an octagonal exterior wall.

The central colonnade (row of columns) was composed of four piers and twelve columns supporting a rounded drum that transitions into the two-layered dome more than 20 meters in diameter. Location, construction and dimensions.

The Dome of the Rock is located at the visual center of an ancient man-made platform known as the Temple Mount, which Muslims refer to as the "Noble Sanctuary".The platform, greatly enlarged under the rule of Herod the Great, is the site of the Second Jewish Temple which was destroyed during the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE.

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Originally a mashhad, a shrine for pilgrims, the Dome of the Rock was commissioned for not only religious but also political purposes. Chaliph Abd El-Malik placed the monument on the Haram as-Sharif, the Noble Sanctuary, in order to enshrine the sacred rock from which, Muslims believe, Muhammad made al-isra’, the Night Journey and ascended to visit Allah in heaven (Koran ).

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He borrowed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and a picture by National Geographic Not to be confused with Al-Aqsa Mosque or Mosque of Omar (Jerusalem). Dome of the Rock Qubbat As-Sakhrah قبّة الصخرة Location within the Old City of Jerusalem Basic information Location Jerusalem Geographic coordinates °N °ECoordinates: °N °E Affiliation Islam Administration Affiliation: Islam.

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