Constructions of Power and Piety in Medieval Aleppo

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Penn State Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Architecture
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Contents

Introduction
1
CONTEXTS
13
The City Aleppo Under the Ayyubids
15
Society and Patronage
27
CONSTRUCTIONS OF POWER
51
Citadel City and Ceremonial
53
The Palace Forms and Meanings
71
CONSTRUCTIONS OF PIETY
97
The Shrine and Popular Piety
105
Propaganda and Education in the Ayyubid Madrasa
123
The Impact of Mysticism
163
Conclusion
183
Appendix
191
Works Cited
197
Index
207
Illustrations
209

The Mosque Diminishing Importance
99

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