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Unformatted text preview: ā j ) Umar and the conquest of Jerusalem Clearing the Temple Mount Jews and Islam Dome of the Rock Islamic Sacred Symbols (Topic 11b) Hajj Ka‘ba Mecca Black Stone Ihr ā m (white robe of consecration) Kiswa Muhammad’s Ascent ( Mi‘r ā j ) Celestial Dome Mysticism theophany celestial ascent ecstasy psychological contemplation Merkabah Neoplatonism: God as pure mind Sufism Islamic Jerusalem Umar Abd al-Malik Dome of the Rock al-Aqsa Return of the Jews Toleration of Christians Foundation Stone Arabesques (complex repeating geometric patterns) floral motifs...
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- Fall '08
- Islam, Mecca, Islamic civilization, Major Islamic cities