Ummayad Mosque,Damascus 11/1983

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F. Zaman on November 3, 2010

The Ummayad Mosque, also known as the Grand Mosque of Damascus , located in the old city of Damascus, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. After the Arab conquest of Damascus in 634 , the mosque was built on the Christian basilica dedicated to John the Baptist since the time of the Roman emperor Constantine I.

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  • Uploaded on September 29, 2008
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    by F. Zaman
    • Camera: NORITSU KOKI QSS-32_33

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