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Author Petersen, Andrew
Title The medieval and Ottoman hajj route in Jordan : an archaeological and historical study / Andrew Petersen ; with contributions by Michael Diboll ... [et al.]
Imprint Oxford ; Oakville, Ct. : Oxbow Books; [London] : Council for British Research in the Levant, c2012
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Descript xv, 240 p. : ill. ; 31 cm
Series Levant supplementary series ; v. 12
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-236) and index
Principal written sources -- The medieval hajj route through Syria and Jordan -- Early Ottoman Arabia and the Syrian hajj route -- The Ottoman hajj route : motivation and ideology -- Travelling on the Darb al-Hajj -- Ottoman fortification in Palestine and Transjordan -- The hajj route in Syria -- Catalogue of hajj forts in Jordan -- Catalogue of forts in Saudi Arabia -- Arabic and Turkish inscriptions on the Darb al-Hajj -- Excavations at Qalat Unaiza -- Ceramics from at Qalat Unaiza and other hajj forts in Jordan -- Finds from Qalat Unaiza and other Ottoman forts on the Darb al-Hajj
Subject Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Jordan -- History
Jordan -- Antiquities
Fortification -- Jordan -- History
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Jordan
Alt Author Council for British Research in the Levant
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