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  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750 ce in the defeat of the last Umayyad caliph, Marwan ibn Muhammad , on ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Caravanserais (A-Z entry)

    Denoting a variety of commercial, residential, and pilgrimage structures in the Islamic world, caravanserais reflect the importance of trade routes in the history of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Cario (A-Z entry)

    capital of Egypt (30°04′ N, 31°15′ E). The Fatimids, a Shi῾i Muslim group, invaded Egypt In 967 ce and founded Cairo as their capital ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Circumcision (A-Z entry)

    Circumcision is the ritualistic removal of the male's foreskin, practiced by many African, South American, and Middle Eastern peoples. Often performed at puberty, it ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Creswell, Keppel Archibald Cameron (A-Z entry)

    ( 1879 – 1974 ), prominent British archaeologist who specialized in Islamic architecture. Creswell was educated at Westminister College in London and began studying ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Darb Zubaydah (A-Z entry)

    pilgrimage road beginning at Kufah in Iraq and ending at Mecca (Makkah) in Saudi Arabia. According to the Qur'an, a “pilgrimage to the Ka῾bah ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Fatimid Dynasty (A-Z entry)

    Shi῾i in origin, the Fatimid dynasty takes as its eponym Fatimah, the daughter of the prophet Muhammad and the wife of ῾ Ali , ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    site located at an average height of 740 m above sea level, on the spine of the Judean range, 40 km (25 mi.) east ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Jerusalem (A-Z entry)

    This entry consists of two articles, the first on the History of Jerusalem and the second on the city's Symbolism . For additional discussion ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Judea (A-Z entry)

    the Roman name for the area of Judah.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Mecca (A-Z entry)

    city located in an arid valley in al-Hijaz in western Saudi Arabia (21°27′ N, 39°39′ E) and about 73 km (45 mi.) from the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Medina (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Medina (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    city located in the Hijaz region of Saudi Arabia (24°28' N, 39°36' E), lying about 350 km (217 mi.) north of Mecca (Makkah) and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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