Muyjam al-Buldân

Name of text: Muyjam al-Buldân
Author of text: Yaqut
Date of text: 12th-13th century
Date of person in text: 1179-1229
Name of structure in text: Church at Najran, Syria
Type of structure in text: church
Date of structure in text
Century of structure 1:
Century of structure 2:
Country in text: Syria
Region in text: Laja
City in text: Najran
Specific place of mosaic in text:
Description of mosaic in text: Decorated with mosaic
Mosaic date in text: Unknown
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
Colour descriptions in text:

Yâqût, Muyjam al-Buldân, ed. F. Wüstenfeld (Leipzig, 1867), IV, p. 758

 See also Shahîd, Irfan, ‘Byzantium in South Arabia’, Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 33 (1979), 23-94, pp. 69, 79.


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