Middle East Studies Lecture Series

Jennifer Pruitt: "Rebuilding Islamic Jerusalem, ca 1035"

Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Time
Noon-1 p.m.
Location
Description
Professor Pruitt will present her research into the Fatimid dynasty’s rebuilding of Jerusalem in ca. 1035. Focusing on the restorations of the Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, she argues for a productive outcome to the cataclysmic destruction of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher by the “mad” caliph, al-Hakim.