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Title Sacred precincts : the religious architecture of non-Muslim communities across the Islamic world / edited by Mohammad Gharipour.
Imprint Boston : Brill, 2014.

Series Arts and Archaeology of the Islamic World
Arts and archaeology of the Islamic world.
Subject Religious architecture -- Islamic countries.
Architecture and society -- Islamic countries.
Alt Name Gharipour, Mohammad,
Guidetti, Mattia. Churches attracting mosques.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Identity -- Design -- Construction -- Re-use.
Note Print version record.
Summary Sacred Precincts examines non-Muslim religious sites in the Islamic world, revealing how architecture responds to contextual issues and traditions. It explores urban contexts; issues of identity; design; construction; transformation and the history of sacred sites in the Middle East and Africa from the advent of Islam to the 20th century. The book includes case studies on churches, synagogues and sacred sites in Iran; Turkey; Cyprus; Egypt; Iraq; Tunisia; Morocco; Malta; Nigeria; Mali, and the Gambia.
Note English.
ISBN 9789004280229 (electronic bk.)
9004280227 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004280229.
OCLC # 897378911
Additional Format Print version: Sacred precincts 9789004279063 (DLC) 2014028949 (OCoLC)884961878

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