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Author Janin, Hunt, 1940-

Title Four paths to Jerusalem : Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and secular pilgrimages, 1000 BCE to 2001 CE / by Hunt Janin.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2002.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    291.35 JAN    Available
Description ix, 262 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-257) and index.
Contents Ghostly and other pilgrims -- A primer on the importance of Jerusalem -- The Old City -- Beginnings of the Jerusalem pilgrimage : the first and second temples (c. 1000 BCE-63 BCE) -- Pilgrims under Roman and Byzantine rule (63 BCE-638 CE) -- The early Islamic period : Christian and Muslim pilgrimages (638-1095) -- A pilgrimage in arms : the first crusade and its aftermath (1095-1187) -- More crusades and more pilgrims : the Ayyubid and Mamluk dynasties (1187-1517) -- Pilgrimages under Ottoman rule (1517-1917) -- Pilgrimages during the British mandate and under the Israelis (1917-2001) -- A summing-up : unity in diversity and the symbolism of the journey -- Appendix I: Selective list of pilgrim or other accounts cited in this book -- Appendix II: The destruction of the Herodian temple : an account by Flavius Josephus, 70 CE -- Appendix III: The travels of St. Willibald, 720-726 -- Appendix IV: List of the presents brought home from Jerusalem by Nompar de Caumont, 1420 -- Appendix V: Instructions for Christian pilgrims, c. 1484 -- Appendix VI: Balfour and the Zionists, 1917 -- Appendix VII: Reports by Albright fellows, 1990-2000.
Subject Jewish pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Jerusalem.
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Jerusalem.
Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Jerusalem.
Jerusalem -- History.
ISBN 078641264X (alk. paper) : $45.00

 
    
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