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Book: Capitalizing Jerusalem

Chapter: Jerusalem, Continuity and Conquest: Qiblah, Iliya, Bayt al-Maqdis, Isra’

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.35913


Chapter 4 discusses the Arabic names for Jerusalem and Qur’anic associations with the city in the early Islamic Period. This discussion focuses on demonstrating continuity with the Solomonic/Herodian/Roman past and linkage to Arabia and Islam.

Chapter Contributors

  • Beatrice St. Laurent ( - bstlaurent) 'Bridgewater State University'
  • Isam Awwad ( - isamawwad) 'Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem'