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Great Mosque of the Umayyads

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Adam Prins
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 05, 2018 10:43 AM History
The Great Mosque of the Umayyads is located in the old city of Damascus and is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. It was completed in 715.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Adam Prins, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Great Mosque of the Umayyads: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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