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Authored Books

O'Meara, Simon (2020) The Kaʿba Orientations: Readings in Islam's Ancient House. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)

O'Meara, Simon (2007) Space and Muslim Urban Life: At the Limits of the Labyrinth of Fez. London; New York: Routledge.

Book Chapters

O'Meara, Simon (2021) 'Once More Cosmophilia: Facing the Truth, Later.' In: Hillenbrand, Robert, (ed.), The Making of Islamic Art : Studies in Honour of Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)

O'Meara, Simon (2021) 'Out of Sight in Morocco, or How to See the Jinn in the Modern-day Museum.' In: Fromherz, Allen and Samin, Nadav, (eds.), Knowledge, Authority and Change in Islamic Societies: Studies in Honor of Dale F. Eickelman. Leiden: Brill, pp. 76-98. (Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia, v. 125)

O'Meara, Simon (2021) 'Mecca and other Cosmological Centres in the Sufi Universe.' In: Lange, Christian and Knysh, Alexander, (eds.), Handbook of Sufi Studies. Vol. 2: Sufi Cosmology. Leiden: Brill. (Forthcoming)

O'Meara, Simon (2021) 'Sacred space.' In: Leaman, Oliver, (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Islamic Ritual and Practice. London: Routledge. (Forthcoming)

O'Meara, Simon (2019) 'Haptic Vision: Making Surface Sense of Islamic Material Culture.' In: Skeates, Robin and Day, Jo, (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Sensory Archaeology. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 467-480.

O'Meara, Simon (2018) 'The Kaaba of New York.' In: Kruse, Christiane, Meyer, Birgit and Korte, Anne-Marie, (eds.), Taking Offense: Religion, Art, and Visual Culture in Plural Configurations. Paderborn: Fink Verlag, pp. 140-161.

O'Meara, Simon (2016) 'Muslim Visuality and the Visibility of Paradise and the World.' In: Günther, Sebastian and Lawson, Todd, (eds.), Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam. Leiden: Brill, pp. 555-565. (Islamic History and Civilization)

O'Meara, Simon (2015) 'From Space to Place: The Quranic Infernalization of the Jinn.' In: Lange, Christian, (ed.), Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions. Leiden: Brill, pp. 56-73. (Islamic History and Civilization)

O'Meara, Simon (2011) 'Vision in Fes at the Space between faʾ and sīn.' In: Ennahid, Said and Maghraoui, Driss, (eds.), Fez in World History : Selected Essays from the Proceedings of Fez in World History : an Interdisciplinary Conference. Ifrane: Al Akhawayn University Press.

O'Meara, Simon (2007) 'The Foundation Legend of Fez and Other Islamic Cities in Light of the Life of the Prophet.' In: Bennison, Amira and Gasgoine, Alison, (eds.), Cities in the Pre-modern Islamic World: The Urban Impact of Religion, State and Society. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp. 27-41. (SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East)

Journal Article

O'Meara, Simon (2012) 'The Space Between Here and There: The Prophet's Night Journey as an Allegory of Islamic Ritual Prayer.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 15 (3). pp. 232-239.

O'Meara, Simon (2011) 'Working the Circle in Islam: Rings and Roundabout Manoeuvring in the Koran, Sufism, and the Hajj.' Journal 31: Das Magazin des Instituts für Theorie (16/17). pp. 31-37.

O'Meara, Simon (2009) 'A Legal Aesthetic of Medieval and Pre-modern Arab-Muslim Urban Architectural Space.' Journal of Arab and Islamic Studies, 9. pp. 1-17.

Book Reviews

O'Meara, Simon (2006) 'Review of 'Islamic Aesthetics: An Introduction' by Oliver Leaman (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys) Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2004.' British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 33 (2). pp. 249-252.

O'Meara, Simon (2006) 'Review of 'The Image of an Ottoman City: Imperial Architecture and Urban Experience in Aleppo in the 16th and 17th Centuries' by Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh (The Ottoman Empire and its Heritage: Politics, Society and Economy, vol. 33), Leiden, Brill, 2004.' British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 33 (2). pp. 247-249.

Other

O'Meara, Simon (2013) 'Fez, History, Art and Architecture.' In: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition. Leiden: Brill. pp. 104-110.

O'Meara, Simon (2012) 'Review of: God Is Beautiful; He Loves Beauty’: The Object in Islamic Art and Culture,” Fourth Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, organized by Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar, October 29-31, 2011.' International Journal of Islamic Architecture, 1 (1). pp. 188-191.

O'Meara, Simon (2011) 'Bazaar, Arab Lands.' In: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Third Edition. Leiden: Brill. pp. 92-95.

O'Meara, Simon (2008) 'Labyrinth: Moroccan Medinas.' The Middle East Institute's Architecture and Urbanism in the Middle East . Washington D.C.: The Middle East Institute. pp. 7-10.

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