Khirbat Al-Minya

Khirbat Al-Minya

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Khirbat al-Minya is an Umayyad-built palace in the eastern Galilee, Israel, located about 200 meters west of the northern end of the Lake Tiberias. It was erected as a qasr complex, with a palace, mosque, and bath built by a single patron. Khirbat al-Minya was built during the reign of the Umayyad caliph al-Walid I and an inscription on a stone found at the site mentions his name. The supposed patron of the palace was al-Walid's son 'Umar ibn al-Walid, who served as the governor of Tiberias during his father's reign, but fell out of favor when his uncle Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik assumed the role of caliph
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134923281
  • 9786134923286