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The rock : a tale of seventh-century Jerusalem

Author: Kanan Makiya
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This historically based account of the building of the Dome of the Rock reconstructs the paths of the actual individuals whose spiritual journeys revolved around the seventh-century lore of the Rock."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Makiya, Kanan.
Rock.
New York : Pantheon Books, c2001
(OCoLC)681754097
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kanan Makiya
ISBN: 0375400877 9780375400872
OCLC Number: 46792747
Description: 349 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: In the Name of God --
The Rock of Foundation --
Locusts and Christians --
Medina --
The Fundaments of the Universe --
The Conquest Foretold --
Coming the Jerusalem --
The Black Stone --
The Turmoil of Ka'b --
The Sins of David --
The Rock of Sacrifice --
Sophronius --
Tour of the City --
The New Temple --
Adam's Tomb --
The Rock of the Cross --
Finding the Cross --
Finding the Rock --
Facing Whose Rock? --
Growing Up in Jerusalem --
The Death of Ka'b --
The Wait in the Grave --
The Footprint --
War of the Holy Cities --
Meeting Abd al-Malik --
Mecca and Jerusalem --
A Moment of Decision --
The Father and the Son --
The Importance of Eight --
Stone into Light --
Building on the Rock --
All Is Vanity --
The Rock of Judgment --
In the Name of God --
A Historical Note on Ka'b and the Rock.
Responsibility: Kanan Makiya.
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"This historically based account of the building of the Dome of the Rock reconstructs the paths of the actual individuals whose spiritual journeys revolved around the seventh-century lore of the Rock."--Jacket.

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