I8: Mosque of al-Nabi Jirjis

Founder: the modest shrine of al-Nabi Jirjis was reconstructed as a congregational mosque (jami‛) by Timur Lenk (d. 1405).

Period: Timurid

Date of construction: the first mention of the Shrine of al-Nabi Jirjis is connected with the year 571/1175-76; the congregational mosque constructed after the arrival of Timur to the town in 796/1393-94

Location: W Mosul, Mahallat Bab al-Nabi

State: razed


Satellite images: WorldView-2 and WorldView-3© 2015 DigitalGlobe, Inc., distributed by European Space Imaging GmbH/ARCDATA PRAHA, s.r.o.


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