Great Mosque of Sana'a

Great Mosque of Sana'a


Sanaa, Yemen (YE)
Great Mosque of Sana'a (Arabic: الجامع الكبير بصنعاء‎ Al-Jāmiʿ al-Kabīr bi-Ṣanʿāʾ) is an ancient mosque in Sana'a, Yemen, just east of the old Ghumdan Palace site. Dating to the seventh century, it was reportedly built in part from the materials of the Ghumdan palace. This was destroyed by Caliph Uthman because he feared it could be used as a stronghold for a rebellion.
Great Mosque of Sana'a (Arabic: الجامع الكبير بصنعاء‎ Al-Jāmiʿ al-Kabīr bi-Ṣanʿāʾ) is an ancient mosque in Sana'a, Yemen, just east of the old Ghumdan Palace site. Dating to the seventh century, it was reportedly built in part from the materials of the Ghumdan palace. This was destroyed by Caliph Uthman because he feared it could be used as a stronghold for a rebellion.
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By: Mike1989

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