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Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun showed Challenge Building Muslims of time

Of the most important Islamic

monuments in Egypt,

Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque

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Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque

Establishment Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque

The Ibn Tulun Mosque is a huge and historic mosque in Cairo built by Ahmad Ibn Tulun. The oldest mosque in Egypt and one of the largest in the world, it is also famed for its lovely architecture and unique minaret.

Date of Ahmad Ibn Tulun Mosque

The mosque was commissioned by Ahmad ibn Ţūlūn, the Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884 whose rule was characterized by de facto independence. The historian al-Maqrizi lists the mosque’s construction start date as 876 AD,[1] and the mosque’s original inscription slab identifies the date of completion as 265 AH, or 879 AD.

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Mosque

 

Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun
Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun

 

Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun heart of the Egyptian capital, Cairo
Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun heart of the Egyptian capital, Cairo

 

Video Ahmad Ibn Tulun Mosque

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOBgFOt7RIg

A short animation of this beautiful mudbrick mosque which I did in 1997

 Links for Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque

Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun the official site
Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun and webekedia

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