Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2016

288 Pages | 50 colour & 25 black and white

6.69 x 9.61 inches

ISBN: 9780748695607

Bookseller Code (06)

The Dome of the Rock and its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions

Marcus Milwright

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art

  • Close examination of the Umayyad inscriptions of the Dome of the Rock
  • Discusses the Late Antique heritage of the Dome of the Rock
  • Places the Dome in the political and cultural historical context of the 680s and 690s
  • Lavishly illustrated, including an accurate drawing of the complete mosaic inscription running around the outer and inner faces of the octagonal arcade