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monuments of historic Cairo

a map and descriptive catalogue

by Nicholas Warner

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Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNicholas Warner.
SeriesAmerican Research Center in Cairo conservation series;, 1
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3446121M
ISBN 109774248414
LC Control Number2005337699

Caroline Williams has been an enthusiast of Islamic Cairo since she was the sole attendant at the Son et Lumiére program at Salah al-Din's Citadel in Then and there she was inspired to do graduate work at Harvard University in Middle East history and then in Islamic art and architecture at the American University of Cairo in   Since that time over Presidents of the United States have created National Monuments and Congress has created Here is a complete list of National Monuments in the United States. While National Monuments have been created, only exist today. Of the other 71 National Monuments: 31 have been elevated to National Park status.

  CAIRO (AP) — For centuries, sultans and princes, saints and scholars, elites and commoners have been buried in two sprawling cemeteries in Egypt’s capital, creating a unique historic city of the dead. Now in its campaign to reshape Cairo, the government is driving highways through the cemeteries, raising alarm from preservationists.   Cairo’s necropolis, also called the Dead City, is a huge collection of three main cemeteries dating back to the ninth century. The area, which is also home to mosques and monuments, is part of historic Cairo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Several .

Modern Cairo is a city with well over 17 million inhabitants, skyscrapers and restaurants can be found along with world heritage monuments. On the eastern bank, the modern Downtown of Cairo is built under the influence of French architecture, you may find lots of historical Islamic sights as well as business buildings and shops. Cairo woke up last week to disturbing news that the governorate is demolishing the outskirts of the famous City of the Dead — the historic Cairo cemetery where, now, residents inhabit mausoleums.


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The Monuments of Historic Cairo records the city’s urban fabric and its architectural treasures, enhancing our understanding of the morphology and architecture of one of the world’s great historic cities.

This volume is part of the American Research Center in Egypt Conservation by: About The Monuments of Historic Cairo. Comprising thirty-one maps at a metric scale ofand a descriptive catalogue, The Monuments of Historic Cairo marks the first time that the city's significant architectural heritage has been mapped in ground plan within the present-day urban context.

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Cairo’s many monuments witnessed some of the most central developments in the history of hadith transmission. Sites such as the Sultan Hassan complex represent the very locations at which Islamic law was institutionalized.

The ideologies of Sufism, with its khanqas, zawiyas and shrines, helped shape the urban fabric of historic Cairo. €|€# in Books €|€ €|€ €|€Original language: English €|€PDF # 1 €|€ x x l, €|€File type: PDF €|€ pages | File size: Mb By Nicholas Warner: Monuments of Historic Cairo: A Map and Descriptive Catalogue (American Research.

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About this Item: The American University in Cairo Press, Egypt, Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Comprising thirty-one maps at a metric scale ofand a descriptive catalogue, The Monuments of Historic Cairo marks the first time that the city's significant architectural heritage has been mapped in ground plan within the present-day urban context.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Nicholas Warner. The Historic Cairo Restoration Project (HCRP) is an effort by the governments of Egypt and Cairo to restore and renovate historic Medieval Islamic Cairo. Al-Qahira (Cairo) was officially founded here in CE by the Fatamid caliphs as an imperial capital and walled city, just to the north of the preceding capital Fustat.

There are two parts to the HCRP: the remaking of the historic area and. Best books Monuments of Historic Cairo: A Map and Descriptive Catalogue (American Research Center.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes. Summary Comprising thirty-one maps at a metric scale ofand a descriptive catalogue, The Monuments of Historic Cairo marks the first time that the city's significant architectural heritage has been mapped in ground plan within the present-day urban context.

Jim Antoniou RIBA MRTPI FRSA is a British architect and city planner and the author of numerous books and publications, including Islamic Cities and Conservation.

He has been involved with historic Cairo for many years in various projects as senior consultant to the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities for UNESCO and recently for the United Nations in the Rehabilitation of Historic Cairo.

Established in the 10 th century, Historic Cairo is one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities and became the centre of the Islamic world.

The old city is packed with classified monuments – about in all - spanning a period of years from the 7 th century. These include ancient mosques, madrasas, hammams and fountains, the city’s. CAIRO — For centuries, sultans and princes, saints and scholars, elites and commoners have been buried in two sprawling cemeteries in Egypt's capital, creating a unique historic.

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“Building the bridge will distort the visual image of the area that has a great historical and heritage value,” Ezzeddine said. Salah Adel, administrator of the Historic Cairo Facebook page, told Al-Monitor, “Cairo has about Islamic monuments, 38 of which are in the Tombs of the Mamluks that were built in the era of the Circassian Mamluks in the eighth century A.H.

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