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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