The Dome of the Rock (Arabic: قبة الصخرة Qubbat aṣ-Ṣakhra, Hebrew: כיפת הסלע Kippat ha-Sela) is an Islamic monument located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Aug 16, 2021 · Dome of the Rock, shrine in Jerusalem built in the late 7th century CE that is the oldest extant Islamic monument in the world, believed to be the site of Muhammad’s ascent to heaven (the Mi‘raj). Its structure and ornamentation are rooted in the Byzantine architectural tradition.
Dome of the Rock, whose golden dome has become the iconic symbol of Jerusalem, is an Islamic shrine on the Temple Mount of Jerusalem's old city. For 1,300 years, the Dome of the Rock served as a flag of victory for whoever conquered this city.
Jun 21, 2009 · A new Jewish interfaith initiative launched last week argues building the Third Jewish Temple in Jerusalem would not necessitate the destruction of the Dome of the Rock.
The Dome of the Rock (Qubbat al-Sakhra), Umayyad, stone masonry, wooden roof, decorated with glazed ceramic tile, mosaics, and gilt aluminum and bronze dome, 691-92, with multiple renovations, patron the Caliph Abd al-Malik, Jerusalem (photo: Gary Lee Todd, CC0 1.0)
May 07, 2005 · The Dome of the Rock was built by Umayyad caliph ʿAbd al-Malik but the later Caliph al-Ma'mun inserted his name as is evident from the inscription. Location. Jerusalem, Palestine. Further Study. The Copper Plaque Inscriptions At The Dome Of The Rock In Jerusalem, 72 AH / 692 CE.
Apr 26, 2021 · The Dome of the Rock is a Muslim shrine that was built on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem in AD 691. The Dome of the Rock is part of a larger Muslim holy area that takes up a significant portion of what is also known as Mount Moriah in the heart of Jerusalem.