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Title The Friday mosque in the city : liminality, ritual, and politics / [edited by] A. Hilâl Uǧurlu and Suzan Yalman.

Publication Info. Bristol, UK : Intellect, 2020.

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color)
Series Critical studies in architecture of the Middle East series ; sixth book
Critical studies in architecture of the Middle East ; bk. 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- A Note on Transliteration -- Introduction A. Hilâl Uğurlu and Suzan Yalman -- Section I: Spatial Liminalities: Walls, Enclosures, and Beyond -- Liminal Spaces in the Great Mosque of Cordoba: Urban Meaning and Politico-Liturgical Practices Susana Calvo Capilla -- Lahore's Badshahi Masjid: Spatial Interactions of the Sacredand the Secular Mehreen Chida-Razvi -- City as Liminal Space: Islamic Pilgrimage and Muslim Holy Sitesin Jerusalem during the Mamluk PeriodFadi Ragheb
Section II: Creating New Destinations, Constructing New Sacreds -- Sanctifying Konya: The Thirteenth-Century Transformation of the Seljuk Friday Mosque into a 'House of God' Suzan Yalman -- Inviolable Thresholds, Blessed Palaces, and Holy Friday Mosques: The Sacred Topography of Safavid Isfahan Farshid Emami -- From the Kutubiyya to Tinmal: The Sacred Direction in Mu'minid Performance Abbey Stockstill -- Section III: Liminality and Negotiating Modernity -- Perform Your Prayers in Mosques!: Changing Spatial and Political Relations in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Istanbul A. Hilâl Uğurlu
Urban Morphology and Sacred Space: The Mashhad Shrine during the Late Qajar and Pahlavi Periods May Farhat -- Towards a New Typology of Modern and Contemporary Mosque in Europe, Including Russia and Turkey Nebahat Avcıoğlu -- Author Biographies -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary Edited volume exploring the dynamic relationship between the Friday Mosque and the city. While the Friday mosque and the 'Islamic City' have been widely studied by historians of Islamic architecture and urbanism, this volume specifically examines the functional and spatial ambiguity or liminality between sacred and urban spaces. 101 col. illus.
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Subject Mosques -- Design and construction -- Social aspects.
City planning -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
City planning -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Uğurlu, A. Hilâl, editor.
Yalman, Suzan, editor.
Other Form: Original 1789383021 9781789383027 (OCoLC)1140780605
ISBN 9781789383041 (electronic bk.)
1789383048 (electronic bk.)
9781789383034 (PDF ebook)