Hanabila Mosque

Hanabila Mosque

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Darwish Pasha Mosque is an early Ayyubid-era mosque in Damascus, Syria, located in the al-Salihiyah quarter of Damascus, on a side street off Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi Lane, outside the fortifications of the old city. The mosque was built between 1202 and 1213 for the followers of the Hanbali school of Islam. The construction began under the patronage of Sheikh Maqdisi and was completed by Muzaffar al-Din Abu Sa'eed al-Kawkaboori, a prince from Arbil. It is the first Ayyubid monument built in Damascus and the oldest surviving mosque after the Umayyad Mosque. The mosque's plain fa ade hides an elaborate courtyard and a prayer hall modeled after the Umayyad Mosque. Its plan is composed of a rectangular prayer hall preceded by an arcaded courtyard to the north, with a minaret to the northeast corner of the courtyardshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134923249
  • 9786134923248