Mu’jam mā ista'jam

Name of text: Mu’jam mā ista'jam
Author of text: Al-Bakri
Date of text: 1067-8
Date of person in text: 1014-94
Name of structure in text: Church at Najran, Saudi Arabia
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Saudi Arabia
Region in text: south
City in text: Najran
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text: glittering with mosaics
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:
Bibliography: Al-Bakri, Mu’jam ma ista'jam, ed. F. Wiistenfeld (Gottingen, 1877), 756, quoted by H. Lammens, in "Yazid et les Nagrannites," Melanges de la Faculte Orientale, Universite Saint-Joseph, 5,2 (1912), 660 n. 1.
See also

Shahîd, Irfan, ‘Byzantium in South Arabia’, Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 33 (1979), 23-94, p. 68, n. 118.


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