Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)

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Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)

  1. 1. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  2. 2. Jerusalem is revered by all three monotheistic religions – Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  3. 3. Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world and its history spans a period of over three thousand years. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  4. 4. The Umayyads were from Makkah and the dynasty drew its name from Umayya ibn Abd Shams who was the great grandfather of the first Umayyad dynasty caliph. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  5. 5. Under the rule of the Umayyads, Jerusalem was part of the province called “Jund Filastin”. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  6. 6. When the Muslims had captured the city under Caliph Umar’s reign, the city was more Christian in character and gave a look of a true Byzantine-Christian city. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  7. 7. According to Muslim religious beliefs, this building houses the rock from where Prophet Muhammad went for Me’raj. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD)
  8. 8. Jerusalem under the rule of Umayyad Caliphate (661 – 750 AD) The most impressive palace was built near the Haram al- Sharif’s southwest corner. This palace was built as a seat for the Caliph when he visited Jerusalem.
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