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The History Of Jerusalem In the Umayyad era

The Umayyads took over the Caliphate after the Companions. This was after more than 20 years of the liberation of Jerusalem by Omar bin Al-Khattab. In their time, the city thrived and witnessed the spread of knowledge and culture, and a great civilization was established.  

Faience in the Dome of the Rock

Suleiman Al-Qanuni commanded to remove the mosaic of the outer wall of Qubbat Al-Sakhra, and to replace it with blue-colored tiles made of pottery.

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The Decorations of the Dome of the Rock

There are many mosaic drawings made by the Umayyads using on the internal walls of the Dome. They included drawings of some of the fruits […]

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The Dome of the Rock and Al-Qibli Mosque’s Buildings

The Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan commanded the establishment of the Dome of the Rock and the tribal mosque. The Dome of the Rock […]

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