Name of text: Diary
Author of text: Ibn Batutah
Date of text: 1326
Date of person in text: b. c. 1300
Name of structure in text: Jami' Mosque near Bait Ilajiyyah
Type of structure in text: mosque
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
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Country in text: Syria
Region in text: east of Damascus
City in text: Bait Ilajiyyah
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text: beautifully ornamented with mosaics and coloured marbles
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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Bibliography: Le Strange, Guy, trans., Palestine under the Moslems (London: Alexander P. Watt, 1890), A Description of Syria and the Holy Land from AD 650 to 1500, translated from the works of the Mediaeval Arab Geographers, p. 414

Le Strange referred to text and French trans. in eds. C. Defreymery and B. R. Sanguinetti, Societie Asiatique (Paris: 1879), 4 vols

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