Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Wâsiṭ al-‘Irâḳ
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The first cathedral mosques

[289c] ‘Abd-al-Ḥamîd ibn-Wâsi‘ al-Khatli-l-Ḥâsib from al-Ḥasan ibn-Ṣâliḥ:—The first cathedral mosque1 built in as-Sawâd was that of al-Madâ’in built by Sa‘d and his companions. It was later made larger and stronger under the supervision of Ḥudhaifah ibn-al-Yamân who died at al-Madâ’in in the year 36. [290] After that, Sa‘d established the mosque of al-Kûfah and that of al-Anbâr.

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“Wâsiṭ al-‘Irâḳ”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 22 November 2019



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