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Attarine Mosque in Alexandria in Egypt


The Attarine Mosque

by Jimmy Dunn writing as Ismail Abaza

 

 

The Attarine Mosque

 

 

The Attarine Mosque


 

Located in the heart of the Attarine Antiques District, the Attarine Mosque was dedicated to Saint Athanasius in 370 and converted into a Mosque at the beginning of the Arab conquest. The Mosque sits on the site of the famous Mosque of a Thousand Columns.

 

 

 

Last Updated: September 6th, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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