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Damascus sept 2009 2904.jpg
12-SEP-2008

Damascus sept 2009 2904.jpg

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The front and entrance of the al-Ajami Mosque (Turba Afriduniye), intended as a tomb (turba) and Koran school (madrasa). Itís from 1348 commemorating the Persian merchant Afridun al-Ajami. I did not get in, if I had I would have seen (says The monuments of Syria by Ross Burns) a rare example of the cruciform mosque.

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1/3200s f/8.0 at 44.0mm iso800 full exif

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