Dome of the Rock


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Dome of the Rock:

see Islamic art and architectureIslamic art and architecture,
works of art and architecture created in countries where Islam has been dominant and embodying Muslim precepts in its themes. Background

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Each side realizes that, ultimately, the fate of such sites will be decided more by perseverance than power and each side realizes that, as Kanan Makiya posits in his imaginative history of the Dome of the Rock, "A thing belongs to the one who remembers it most obsessively.
She then went to the Dome of the Rock, a mosque known to Muslims as Haram as-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount.
The mosque compound, home to the Al Aqsa and Dome of the Rock mosques, is one of the most volatile areas in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
3) See the Dome of The Rock - a golden dome which marks this Muslim shrine; from where Mohammed is said to have ascended to Heaven.
After the Dome of the Rock is destroyed in Jerusalem, a crack team of FBI agents struggle to foil similar terrorist attacks in Rome, Jerusalem and Mecca.
Stylistically, the white marble mausoleum is derived from the Muslim tradition of creating octagonal memorial structures that Koch traces back to the seventh-century Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.
One of the items is a replica of the Dome of the Rock, with the dome built from the same material used for the real one," said Ms Al Kooheji.
A walk from our hotel through the old city brought us to the Western (Wailing) Wall where we were able to see, touch and experience its significance for Jews: minutes later we were standing up on the vast area of Temple Mount gazing at the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock soon sensing what this place meant for Muslims: minutes later still and we were sitting in St George's Cathedral sharing in a bi-lingual Eucharist led by a Palestinian Christian priest.
From our room we could see the Dome of the Rock and it was an incredible synergy.
The gilded Dome of the Rock is built over the spot where Jews and Christians believe Abraham was about to sacrifice his son Isaac to God before an angel stayed his hand.
But after more than six decades of Zionist occupation, no Jewish Temple was ever found, and if there ever was one in Palestine, who is to say it used to lie exactly where Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock are today?
Today we put out 50 keffiyehs made of white fabric with the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem and the name 'Goldstone' embroidered on them, to honor his work," Abu Dia says, as he shows off one of the scarves.