Desert Castles

General

Finster, Barbara, 2004. “Zur Tradition der Umayyadischen Kastelle”, in: Martina Müller-Wiener et al. (eds.), Al-Andalus und Europa, zwischen Orient und Okzident, Düsseldorf: Michael Imhof Verlag, 39-48.

Genequand, Denis, 2006. “Umayyad Castles: The Shift from Late Antique Military Architecture to Early Islamic Palatial Building”, in: Hugh Kennedy (ed.), Muslim Military Architecture in Greater Syria, Leiden: Brill, 3-25.

Grabar, Oleg, 1963. “Umayyad ‘Palace’ and the ‘Abbasid ‘Revolution’“, Studia Islamica 18: 5-18.

Grabar, Oleg, 1993. “Umayyad Palaces Reconsidered”, Ars Orientalis 23: 93-102.

Northedge, Alastair, 2009. “The Umayyad Desert Castles and Pre-Islamic Arabia”, in: Karin Bartl and Abd al-Razzaq Moaz (eds.), Residences, Castles, Settlements, Orient-Archäologie 24, Rahden, 243-260.

Qaṣr al-Ḥayr al-Sharqī

Genequand, Denis, 2009. “The New Urban Settlement at Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi: Components and Development in the Early Islamic Period”, in: Karin Bartl and Abd al-Razzaq Moaz (eds.), Residences, Castles, Settlements, Orient-Archäologie 24, Rahden, 261-285.

Genequand, Denis, 2005. “From ‘Desert Castle’ to Medieval Town: Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharki (Syria)”, Antiquity 79: 350-361.

Grabar, Oleg, et al., 1978. City in the Desert: Qasr al-Hayr East, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Other sites

Brisch, Klaus, 1965. “Das Omayyadische Schloß in Usais (II)”, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo 20: 138-177.

Brisch, Klaus, 1963. “Das Omayyadische Schloß in Usais”, Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Abteilung Kairo 19: 141-186, Pl. 31-43.

Finster, Barbara, 2003. “Researches in ʿAnjar. I. Preliminary Report on the Architecture of ʿAnjar”, Bulletin d’archéologie et d’architecture Libanaises 7: 209-244.

Finster, Barbara, and Schmidt, Jürgen, 2005. “The Origin of ‘Desert Castles‘: Qasr Bani Muqatil, near Karbala, Iraq”, Antiquity 79: 339-349.

Gaube, Heinz, 1974a. “An Examination of the Ruins of Qasr Burquʿ”, ADAJ 19: 93-100.

Gaube, Heinz, 1974b. Ein arabischer Palast in Südsyrien Ḫirbet el-Baiḍa, Beirut: Franz Steiner.

Genequand, Denis, 2009. “Trois sites Omeyyades de Jordanie centrale: Umm al-Walid, Khan al-Zabib et Qasr al-Mshatta (travaux de la Fondation Max van Berchem 1988–2000)”, in: Karin Bartl and Abd al-Razzaq Moaz (eds.), Residences, Castles, Settlements, Orient-Archäologie 24, Rahden, 125-151.

Kuhnen, Hans-Peter (ed.), 2016. Khirbat al-Minya: Der Umayyadenpalast am See Genezareth, Orient-Archäologie 36, Rahden.