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320 Pages | 100

6.69 x 9.61 inches

ISBN: 9780748699308


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The Ka'ba Orientations

Readings in Islam's Ancient House

Simon O'Meara

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first book-length exploration of the Ka'ba in a Western language
  • Explains what the Ka'ba is by examining how it functions architecturally and is represented culturally
  • Each chapter pursues a different aspect of the Ka'ba, presenting new findings and arguments
  • Extensively illustrated, including a number of rarely reproduced images
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