Cover image for Where heaven and earth meet : Jerusalem's sacred esplanade
Title:
Where heaven and earth meet : Jerusalem's sacred esplanade
Author:
Grabar, Oleg.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Jerusalem : Yad Ben-Zvi Press ; Austin : University of Texas Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
411 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Map on lining paper.
Language:
English
Contents:
Tenth century BCE to 586 BCE: House of the Lord (Beyt YHWH) / Victor Avigdor Hurowitz -- 538 BCE-70 CE: The Temple (Beyt ha-Miqdash) and its Mount / Joseph Patrich -- 70-638: The Temple-less Mountain / Yoram Tsafrir -- 635/638-1099: The Mosque of Jerusalem (Masjid Bayt al-Maqdis) / Andreas Kaplony -- 1099-1187: The Lord's Temple (Templum Domini) and Solomon's Palace (Palatium Salomonis) / Benjamin Z. Kedar and Denys Pringle -- 1187-1260: The Furthest Mosque (al-Masjid al-Aqsa) under Ayyubid rule / Michael Hamilton Burgoyne -- 1260-1516: The Noble Sanctuary (al- Haram al-Sharif) under Mamluk rule, history / Donald P. Little -- 1260-1516: The Noble Sanctuary (al- Haram al-Sharif) under Mamluk rule, architecture / Michael Hamilton Burgoyne -- 1516-1917: Haram i Şerif, the Temple Mount under Ottoman rule / Amnon Cohen -- 1917 to the present: Al-Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount (Har ha-Bayit) and the Western Wall / Yitzhak Reiter and Jon Seligman -- 1917 to the present: basic changes, but not dramatic: Al-Haram al-Sharif in the aftermath of 1967 / Nazmi Al-Jubeh -- A photographic dossier / Saïd Nuseibeh -- The Haram al-Sharif as a work of art / Oleg Grabar -- From priestly (and early Christian) Mount Zion to rabbinic Temple Mount / Rachel Elior -- Christian memories and visions of Jerusalem in Jewish and Islamic context / Guy G. Stroumsa -- The Holy Land, Jerusalem and the Aqsa mosque in the Islamic sources / Mustafa Abu Sway -- The Temple Mount in Jewish thought (70 CE to the present) / Miriam Frenkel -- The Temple Mount, a personal account / Machem Magidor -- The Haram al-Sharif / Sari Nusseibeh -- What do I think about when I imagine myself walking on the Temple Esplanade, al-Haram al-Sharif? / Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini -- Epilogue.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780292722729
Format :
Book