Additional Readings for Week Six
Mosche Sharon. "The Umayyads as Ahl al-Bayt," Jerusalem
Studies in Arabic and Islam 14 (1991).
Patricia Crone. Roman, Provincial and Islamic Law: The Origins of the
Islamic Patronate 1987.
Patricia Crone. Slaves on Horses: The Evolution of the Islamic Polity
G. R. Hawting. The First Dynasty of Islam: the Umayyad Caliphate AD 661-750
Oleg Grabar. The Formation of Islamic Art 1973.
Oleg Grabar. "Notes sur les ceremonies umayyades," Studies in Memory of
Gaston Wiet (ed) Myriam
Particia Crone and Martin Hinds. God's Caliph: Religious Authority in
the First Centuries of Islam 1986.
Fred Donner. Narratives of Islamic Origins: The Beginnings of Islamic
Historical Writing 1998.
G. R. D. King, "Islam, Iconoclasm, and the Declaration of Doctrine." Bulletin
of the School of Oriental and
African Studies 48 (1985).
M. Avi-Yonah. The Jews of Palestine: A Political History from the Bar
Kochba War to the Arab Conquest. 1976.
Cyril Mango. "The Temple Mount AD 614-638," Bayt al-Maqdis: 'Abd al-Malik's
Jerusalem (ed) Julian Raby and
Jeremy Johns, 1992.
Sheila Blair. "What is the Date of the Dome of the Rock?" in Bayt
al-Maqdis, see above.
Amikam Elad. "Why Did 'Abd al-Malik Build the Dome of the Rock? A Re-Examination
of the Muslim Sources,"
in Bayt al-Maqdis, see above.
Oleg Grabar. "The Umayyad Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem," Ars Orientalis
Bernard Lewis. "The Significance of Heresy in Islam," Studia Islamica
Alexander Knysh. "'Orthodoxy' and 'Heresy' in Medieval Islam: An Essay in
Reassessment" Muslim World 83 (1993).
William F. Tucker. "'Abd Allah ibn Mu'awiya and the Janahiyya: Rebels and
Ideologues of the Late Umayyad
Period." Studia Islamica 51 (1980).
Patricia Crone. "Were the Qays and Yemen of the Umayyad Period Political
Parties?" Der Islam 71 (1994).
W. Montgormery Watt. The Formative Period of Islamic Thought 1973.
Wilferd Madelung. Religious Trends in Early Islamic Iran 1988.
Moshe Sharon. Black Banners from the East 1983.
Yohanan Friedmann. Prophecy Continuous: Aspects of Ahmadi Religious Thought
and Its Medieval
Michael G. Morony. Iraq after the Muslim Conquest 1984.
Moshe Gil. A History of Palestine, 634-1099 1992.
Steven M. Wasserstrom. Between Muslim and Jew: The Problem of Symbiosis
under Early Islam 1995.
Jacob Lassner. Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: Boundaries of Gender and
Culture in Postbiblical
Judaism and Medieval Islam 1993.
Robert Schick. The Christian Communities of Palestine from Byzantine to
Islamic Rule 1995.
Garth Fowden. Empire to Commonwealth: Consequences of Monotheism in Late
G. J. Reinink. "Pseudo-Methodius: A Concept of History in Response to the
Rise of Islam," Averil Cameron and
Lawrence Conrad (eds) The Byzantine and Early Islamic
Near East 1992.