‘Abd al-Malik’s Inscription in the Dome of the Rock and its anti-Christian Polemical Nature

  The Dome of the Rock is one of the most dominant monuments in Jerusalem, not only visually – standing out from general layout of the Old City with its Byzantine inspired architecture, but also symbolically being situated at the spot where the Jewish Second Temple is believed to have been situated, being an object for many controversies, even when mistaken for al-Aqsa Mosque. It has been widely acknowledged – at...

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