Amman

Philadelphia (Amman):

The Roman city of Philadelphia (Amman) This site has been occupied since 300 BC, but the early city of Ramoth-Ammon, the capital of the Ammonite civilization existed only from 1200 BC. The city was …

Personal Stories and Comments:

Stories connected with the Hejaz Railway The Dominican Fathers Father Lagrange of the Ecole d’Etudes Bibliques Account of the trips taken by the Dominican Fathers of the French Ecole …

Roman Arabia:

(7 articles) Even though the land of Nabataean lay at the farthest end of the Roman Empire, it’s hills and plains contain diverse evidence left behind by this great civilization.

Amman Station:

In 1878, the Ottoman authorities directed the Circassian immigrants who were mainly of peasant stock to settle in Amman, and distributed arable land among them. The first Circassian settlers lived …

Grand Hussein Mosque:

Mosque Name: Masjid al-Umawi Country: Amman City: Jordan Year of construction (AH): 106 AH Year of construction (AD): 725 AD GPS: 31°56’59.16"N 35°56’5.15"E Original Qibla: …

Amman Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Amman Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 82 AH Year of construction (AD): 710 AD GPS: 31°57’16.48"N 35°56’4.53"E Original Qibla: …

Amman Umayyad Palace and Mosque:

Mosque Name: Amman Umayyad Palace and Mosque Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 112 AH Year of construction (AD): 730 AD GPS: 31°57’16.48"N 35°56’4.53"E …

Rajum:

Mosque Name: Rajum Qasr and Mosque also known as: Rujm al-Kursī Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 600-699 GPS: 31.970292° 35.838694° Mosque Qibla: 183.9 Qasr Qibla: 185.4 Rebuilt …