This exhibit maps the journey of the twelfth century traveler, Ibn Jubayr, following the route of his pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, beginning and ending at his home in Granada, Spain.
This exhibit showcases the history of major structures in the City of Aleppo, in Syria, from the Hellenistic period to modern day.
Tracing a portion of Ibn Jubayrâ€™s 12th century hajj, this exhibit explores his observations of the Bedouin as he traversed their environments and provides an introduction to the distinctions that define the Bedouin.
An interactive Neatline exhibit that enables you to track the Castles of the Crusades.
This exhibition will attempt to reconstruct Ibn Jubayrâ€™s account of Damascus, based on his descriptions of the major monuments in and around the city.
This Neatline exhibit focuses on the urban development of Damascus from its foundation as a set of Aramaean villages ca. 1000 B.C. to the Roman period, terminating around A.D. 400.
This project is intended to explore how the Hajj has changed from the 7th century C.E. to modern times.
This project charts the routes and sites of an ancient, medieval and modern traveler to the Mediterranean, and specifically Egypt, in order to gain a visual understanding of textual narratives and a comparative understanding of illustrative narratives.
Through his diary and supporting information from a collection of sources, Ibn Jubayr's journey from Alexandria to Acre has been traced via water presence, illustrating how travelers and city dwellers coped with the unforgiving landscape.