9789774166914

Ibn Tulun His Lost City and Great Mosque

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  • ISBN13:

    9789774166914

  • ISBN10:

    9774166914

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/13/2015
  • Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction
Part One. Ahmed Ibn Tulun and His City: History and Sources
2. The Sources
Major Traditional Sources
Secondary Non-Traditional Sources
3. Ahmad Ibn Tulun and His Successors
4. The Lost City of al-Qata'i'
City Layout
The Aqueduct
Bimaristan
Dar al-Imara
The Tomb of Harun
al-Maydan
Shari' al-A'zam
The Tomb of Ibn Tulun
Qubbat al-Hawa
Khumaraqiya's legacy
Part Two. The Mosque of Ibn Tulun: History & Architecture
5. The Present-Day Mosque
6. The Mosque During the Tulunid Period
al-Mihrab
Columns
Arches
al-Ziyada
al-Mayda'a
The Minaret
al-Fawarra
Inscriptions
Foundation Inscriptions
Wooden Inscriptions
al-Dikka
Windows
al-Maqsura
The Influence of the Great Mosque of Samarra
Fridays in Ibn Tulun's Mosque
7. The Mosque during the Fatimid Period
Fatimid Rule in Egypt
Fatimid Mosques
The Maqsura of Fatima al-Zahra'
Architectural Features
Badr al-Gamali and al-Afdal Shahinshah
Friday in Ibn Tulun's Mosque
8. The Mosque during the Ayyubid Period
Transformation of the Mosque
9. The Mosque during the Mamluk Period
Restoration of Ibn Tulun's Mosque
Rooms
Mihrab
al-Dikka
al-Sahn
Minarets
al-Maya'da
Sabil-Maktab
The Surrounding Area
10. The Mosque during the Ottoman Period
11. The Mosque during the Muhammad Ali Period
Gamal Abdel-Nasser
Anwar El-Sadat
Hosni Mubarak
Post-2011
12. The Mosque during the Presidential Period
13. The Legacy of the Ibn Tulun Mosque

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