The Travels of Ibn Jubayr

Name of text: The Travels of Ibn Jubayr
Author of text: Ibn Jubayr
Date of text: July-August 1184
Date of person in text: 1145-1217
Name of structure in text: Mosque at Bayt Lahiyah, near Damascus
Type of structure in text: Mosque but originally a church
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Country in text: Syria
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City in text: Damascus
Specific place of mosaic in text: Ceiling
Description of mosaic in text:

Its ceiling is overlaid throughout with mosaics of coloured marble, with devices and rare designs making him who looks upon it conceive it to be a carpet of the most perfect embellishment. 

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Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? No
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The Travels of Ibn Jubayr, ed. and trans. by Roland Broadhurst (London: Goodword Books, 1952, repr. 2011), p. 288

Comments: Jubayr notes that the building was once a church

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