Qasr

Archaeology and Islam #01 - Petra Mosques:

Click below to watch the video Archeology and Islam #1 The Petra Mosques. Mosques from the first century of Islam pointed to Petra Transcript Video #1 This is a general transcript of a Dan …

Petra Facing Mosques:

Dan Gibson examines early Islamic mosques from the first three centuries of Islam, focusing on mosques that faced ancient Petra in Jordan. The very earliest mosques were oriented in this direction.

Umayyad Qasrs:

While writing the book: Early Islamic Qiblas, it became increasingly evident that the original Qiblas of Umayyad mosques faced either to the city of Petra in Jordan, or to a spot half way between …

Q&A #13 Umayyad Qasrs?:

Click below to watch the video: Dan Gibson examines over 20 Umayyad Qasrs. Does the Qibla affect their orientation? Why do some Qasrs not have mosques? Why are some Qasrs aligned differently than …

Qatrana Station and Castle:

Al Qatrana Station Rail car in the Al Qatrana yard .. Photo courtesy of Peter Herrett he Water Tower at Qatrana Station .. Photo courtesy of Peter Herrett Qatrana Station photo by German …

Archaeology and Islam #29 Umayyad Qasrs :

Click below to watch the video: Transcript While writing the book: Early Islamic Qiblas, it became increasingly evident that the original Qiblas of Umayyad mosques faced either to the city of …

Mampsis:

Mampsis was the smallest of the traditional six Nabataean towns in the central Negev. The ruins are quite exposed and in a state of excellent preservation. The town plan, from the Nabataean period, …

PETRA: The Temple of Dushares / Bint / Hubal:

(Qasr al Bint) Qasr el-Bint, the temple of Dushares, has the largest facade in Petra — 4 m wider than the Khazneh and the Great Temple. It belongs to the Parthian ‘flight’ type of temples …

Burqu Qasr:

Mosque Name: Qasr Burqu’ Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 81 AH Year of construction (AD): 700 AD GPS: 34° 0’26.03”N 36°12’25.59”E Gibson Classification: unknown …

Qasr Muwaqqar:

Mosque Name: Qasr Muwaqqar Country: Jordan City: Muwaqqar Year of construction (AH): 104 AH Year of construction (AD): 723 AD GPS: 31°48’45.63"N 36° 6’13.67"E Gibson …

Qusayr Amra:

Mosque Name: Qusayr Amra and Bath-house Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 126 AH Year of construction (AD): 743 AD Bath House: GPS: 31°48’6.89"N …

Qasr 'Uweinid:

Mosque Name: Qasr Uweinid Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th Century GPS: 31°47’6.14"N 36°44’2.44"E Gibson …

Qasr Al-Hallabat:

Mosque Name: Qasr Al-Hallabat Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 212 AH Year of construction (AD): 827 AD GPS: 32° 5’35.51"N 36°19’40.96"E Original …

Humeima Abbas House:

Mosque Name: Humeima Abbas House Country: Jordan City: Humeima Year of construction (AH): 80 AD Year of construction (AD): 699 GPS: 29°56’59.64"N 35°20’45.33"E Gibson …

Qasr Mushash complex:

Mosque Name: Qasr Mushash Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 31°48’47.90"N 36°18’56.93"E Gibson …

Qasr El-Bai’j:

Mosque Name: Qasr El-Bai’j Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): pre-Islam Year of construction (AD): 410 GPS: 32°22’7.32"N 36°20’33.28"E Gibson …

Qasr Um Jemal & Congregational Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Um Jemal & Congregational Mosque Country: Jordan City: Um Jemal Year of construction (AH): Year of construction (AD): 7th century GPS: 32°19’29.56"N …

Khirbat al Minya:

Mosque Name: Khirbat al Minya Country: Israel City: Khirbat al Minya Year of construction (AH): 87 AH Year of construction (AD): 706 AD GPS: 32°51’56.40"N 35°32’11.72"E ArchNet: …

Qasr al-Kharanah:

Mosque Name: Qasr al-Kharanah Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 92 AH Year of construction (AD): 710 AD set by an inscription GPS: 31°43’44?N …

Um Al Walid:

Mosque Name: Um Al Walid Country: Jordan City: Um Walid Year of construction (AH): 93 AH Year of construction (AD): 712 AD GPS: 31.646810 35.899799 West Qasr: Gibson Classification: Between East Qasr: …

Khann Zabib:

Mosque Name: Khirbet Khann al Zabib Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 93 AH Year of construction (AD): 712 AD GPS: 31°30’49.91"N 36° 6’2.63"E Gibson …

Khirbit al Mafjar Mosque:

Mosque Name: Khirbit al Mufjar Country: Israel City: Jericho Year of construction (AH): 95 AH Year of construction (AD): 714 AD GPS: 31°53’9.86"N 35°27’32.56"E ArchNet: …

Qasr Qastal:

Mosque Name: Qasr Qastal Country: Jordan City: Qastal Year of construction (AH): 101 AH Year of construction (AD): 720 AD GPS: 31°44’45.68"N 35°56’23.24"E Gibson Classification: …

Hayr al Gharbi Mosque:

Mosque Name: Hayr al Gharbi Qasr and Mosque Country: Syria City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 107 AH Year of construction (AD): 726 AD GPS: 34°20’39.77"N 37°35’3.67"E …

Hayr al Sharqi Mosque:

Mosque Name: Hayr al Sharqi Mosque Country: Syria City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 110 AH Year of construction (AD): 728 AD GPS: 35° 4’25.52"N 39° 4’14.92"E …

Qasr Bayir:

Mosque Name: Qasr Bayir Country: Jordan City: Deasert Castle Year of construction (AH): 125 AH Year of construction (AD): 743 AD GPS: 30°45’43.33"N 36°40’45.58"E Gibson …

Mushatta Palace & Mosque:

Mosque Name: Mushatta Palace Country: Jordan City: Amman Year of construction (AH): 125 AH Year of construction (AD): 743 AD GPS: 31°44’17.42"N 36° 0’35.95"E ArchNet: …

Qasr Tubah:

Mosque Name: Qasr Tubah Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AH): 126 AH Year of construction (AD): 743 AD GPS: 31°19’32"N 36°34’15"E Gibson Classification: …

Ukhaydir Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Ukhaydir Country: Iraq City: Kufa Year of construction (AH): 146 AH Year of construction (AD): 764 AD GPS: 32°26’25.91"N 43°36’13.39"E ArchNet: …

Qasr Al-Fedayn:

Mosque Name: Qasr Al-Fedayn Mosque Country: Jordan City: Mafraq Year of construction (AH): 700-744 GPS: 32°20’44.32"N 36°12’2.55"E Gibson Classification: Between (181.8) Rebuilt …

Qasr Ain al-Sil:

Mosque Name: Qasr Ain al-Sil Country: Jordan City: Azrak Year of construction (AH): unknown Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°53’40.36"N 36°50’44.98"E Gibson …

Qasr 'Azraq Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr ‘Azraq Mosque Country: Jordan City: ‘Azraq Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°52’48.62"N 36°49’38.78"E Gibson Classification: Between …

Qasr Aseikhin Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Aseikhin Mosque Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AD): 8th century GPS: 31°56’46.14"N 36°57’6.91"E Gibson Classification: Mecca For a …

Qasr Al-Hallabat Mosque:

Mosque Name: Qasr Al-Hallabat Mosque Country: Jordan City: Desert Castle Year of construction (AD): 705-740 AD Set according to texts GPS: 32° 5’35.51"N 36°19’40.96"E Gibson …