Umayyad

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

Hama Mosque:

Mosque Name: Jami’ Hama al-Kabir Country: Syria City: Hama Year of construction (AH): 15 AH Year of construction (AD): 637 AD GPS: 35° 8’3.87"N 36°44’55.63"E ArchNet: …

Dome of the Chain:

Mosque Name: Dome of the Chain Country: Israel City: Jerusalem Year of construction (AH): 55 AH Year of construction (AD): 674 AD GPS: 31.77785N 35.235808E Gibson Classification: Petra Rebuilt facing …

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 …

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 Gibson …

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: …

Anjar Palace Mosque:

Mosque Name: Anjar Palace Mosque Country: Lebanon City: Anjar Year of construction (AH): 95 AH Year of construction (AD): 714 AD GPS: 33°43’55.23"N 35°56’1.79"E ArchNet: …

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 …

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: …

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 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 …

Husn Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Husn Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Hasn Year of construction (AH): 600-699 CE GPS: 32.489716° 35.880004° Gibson Classification: Faces Petra Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never …

Sal Mosque:

Mosque Name: Sal Mosque Country: Jordan City: Sal (near Irbid) Year of construction (AD): 700-799 CE GPS: 32.570451° 35.911254° Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: never For a Link …

Bushra Mosque:

Mosque Name: Bushra Mosque Country: Bushra (near Irbid) City: Jordan Year of construction (AD): 700-799 CE GPS: 32.558159° 35.894752° Gibson Classification: Between Rebuilt facing Mecca: For a Link to …

Tiberias Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Tiberias Umayyad Mosque Country: Israel City: Tiberias Upper Mosque Year of construction 740 CE / 112 AH Lower Mosque Year of construction 670 CE / 50 AH GPS: 32.776276 35.543996 ArchNet: …

Hubras Umayyad Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ḥubrāṣ Umayyad Mosque Country: Jordan City: Ḥubrāṣ Year of construction (AH): 700-799 AD GPS: 32.672086, 35.841391 Gibson Classification: Petra 185.70 Rebuilt facing Mecca: Never …

Beni Hasan Mosque:

Mosque Name: Ain Beni Hasan Mosque Country: Jordan City: Ain Beni Hasan Year of construction (AD): 700-799 GPS: 32.270165, 36.055454 Gibson Classification: Mecca Description: The prayer room is about …

Rahat Mosque:

Mosque Name: Nahal Peher Mosque Country: Nevev City: Rahat Year of construction (AD): 600 - 800 CE GPS: 31.372357 34.764179 Gibson Classification: Unknown 174.81 from drawings Rebuilt facing Mecca: …

Abu Ghush Mosque:

Mosque Name: Abū Ghūsh Country: Israel City: Aby Ghosh Year of construction (AD): 750-799 GPS: 31.810562 35.107872 Gibson Classification: Unknown Description: Western Palestine is extremely rich in …