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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 ... [and others].

Published Oxford ; Oakville, Ct. : Oxbow Books ; [London] : Council for British Research in the Levant, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  933.5 PETE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm.
Series Levant supplementary series ; v. 12.
Levant supplementary series ; v. 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [227]-236) and index.
Contents 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.
Other author Diboll, Michael.
Council for British Research in the Levant.
Subject Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Jordan -- History.
Fortification -- Jordan -- History.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Jordan.
Jordan -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9781842175026