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Omayyad Mosque


Omayyad Mosque
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Copyright: Moncef Moncef (Monceflibra) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 110 W: 0 N: 255] (1012)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-31
Categories: Architecture
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/6 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-03-02 1:00
Viewed: 1903
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
It's undoubted that Omayyad Mosque is absolutely the most important embodiment that represents Damascus. It's built on a sacred ground which was occupied by temples of different religions, that's why the history of the mosque itself represents the whole history of Damascus.

Moreover, Omayyad Mosque takes a special position in the history of the mosque itself and represents the history of architecture, particularly the Islamic architectural techniques, due to its special distinction, hugeness and luxurious ornamentations, paintings and mosaic which decorate the walls of the mosque forming some great coordinated masterpieces.

The Omayyad Mosque is considered as on of the most important architectural achievements during the early stages of the Islamic state.

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Hi Moncef,
excellent shot with the night lights, the wall and tower look very historical, as it is; nice POV, very interesting place;
regards Karolina

Hi
i find You! realy good POV, nice mood, i like night light, i think You are traveller, good work...
hugs...
Magda

Interesting building agian MOncef!!
Great night illumination of the monuments...

Take care

TFS

Ania

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