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Damascus sept 2009 4814.jpg

Damascus sept 2009 4814.jpg

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Here you see the entrance (from the side) of the Dar al-Hadith al-Ashrafiye (1237), a Koranic school which reflects the return to basic Sunni traditions under the Ayyubid ruler al-Ashraf Musa (the "The monuments of Syria" by Ross Burns says). The guidebook states the courtyard behind the prayer hall is abandoned, I did not get in anyhow.

Nikon D3
1/100s f/8.0 at 31.0mm iso200 full exif

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