The Dome of the Rock – reading its iconographic project

The Dome of the Rock was built in 72 a.h. (691-2 A.D.) and, besides being the most ancient Islamic building survived till our days, it is, most probably, the first monument to have been built by the new rulers of the Near East. Its building followed a highly uneasy period: during the ten years that…

The importance of being Qur’anic

Why is it important to read and study Qur’anic inscriptions on monuments? And what are the problems and the futher developments of this field of research?