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Historical Muscat

An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik)
  • 260 Pages
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Brill Academic Publishers
Asian / Middle Eastern history, Social Science, Sociology, Oman, Islamic Studies, Middle East - General, 20th century, History, Muscat, Muscat (Oman), Names, Geograp
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9085669M
ISBN 109004152660
ISBN 139789004152663

"Historical Muscat" is an attempt to define and explain the historical environment that determined the significance and design of Oman's capital city Muscat, its twin city Matrah, and their environs prior to It also examines how the development of the Muscat conurbation since has transcended the historical boundaries of the existing settlements and how the process of development has 3/5(1).

At the heart Historical Muscat book the book is a historical gazetteer of forts, gates, palaces, mosques, houses, quarters, settlements, and other sites covering the broader Muscat region from Bandar Jissah to al-Sib. The text is accompanied by a large number of illustrations, including maps from various eras and both historical and more contemporary : John Peterson.

Historical Muscat is an attempt to define and explain the historical environment that determined the significance and Historical Muscat book of Oman’s capital city Muscat, its twin city Matrah, and their environs prior to It also examines how the development of the Muscat conurbation since has transcended the historical boundaries of the existing settlements and how the process of development Cited by: 1.

Historical Muscat is an attempt to define and explain the historical environment that determined the significance and design of Oman’s capital city Muscat, its twin city Matrah, and their environs prior to It also examines how the development of the Muscat conurbation since has transcended the.

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An examination of the historical environment of Muscat, the capital of Oman, and the damage sustained by the city's historical legacy since It includes a historical gazetteer of Muscat and its environs and numerous maps and photographs.

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Historical Muscat (HANDBOOK OF ORIENTAL STUDIES: Section One; The Near And Middle East /HANDBUCH DER ORIENTALISTIK)Cited by: 1. - Muscat becomes capital of the newly formed Sultanate of Muscat and Oman. - Capital of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman relocated from Muscat to colonial Zanzibar by Said bin Sultan.

- Bait al-Falaj Fort built. - Thuwaini bin Said becomes sultan. - "Cyclonic storm;" flooding. - Hospital established. Oman: A History 1St Edition by Wendell Phillips (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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The photographs on these pages supplement the numerous illustrations included in the book, Historical Muscat: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer (Leiden: Brill, ).

Fuller explanations and a detailed guide to the various sites are contained therein, as well as many older photos and maps that cannot be reproduced here. Muscat (Arabic: مَسْقَط ‎, Masqaṭ pronounced) is the capital and largest city of is the seat of the Governorate of ing to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the total population of Muscat Governorate reached million as of September The metropolitan area spans approximately 3, km 2 (1, sq mi) and includes six provinces Country: Oman.

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Muscat History. It has been the capital of an empire, and latterly a sultanate, but for centuries, Muscat was barely noticed by the outside world.

The first mention came from Ptolemy in writings dating from 2BC. Despite his best efforts, the city slipped back into obscurity, with no further mentions until well into the 13th century.

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A historical tour of Muscat. The port city of Muscat became Oman’s capital in and was key to an empire reliant on coastal trade. The city’s historic center was kept in feudal isolation with no cars or international trade until the s and as a result it is incredibly well.

Historical Muscat An illustrated Guide and Gazetteer by J.E. Peterson published by Brill Leiden photo 72; Muscat gate Museum memoirs of history p 35,36 Muscat gate Museum, memoirs of history p36 shows situation around ; page shows the location of the different population quarters in Muscat including Al Bu Said, Al-´Awr.

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Muscat has 12 vintage hotels that have the feel and look of another era. Muscat became the capital of Oman inand the focus of the country’s great seafaring empire of the 18th and 19th centuries. Having been party to the control of much of the coast of East Africa, Muscat’s 20th-century descent into international oblivion, under Sultan Said bin Taimur, was all the more poignant.

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