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Old January 2nd, 2017, 09:34 AM   #21
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This one is pretty interesting. What you are seeing below are photos of the portal of the Madrassa of Al-Nasir Muhammad in Cairo. What makes this portal so interesting is that it is from a Crusader church in Acre. Al-Ashraf Khalil, Mamluk sultan of Egypt from 1290-1293, captured Acre in 1291 and had this Gothic portal shipped back to Egypt as plunder.

This construction reminds me of another islamic monument in Cairo, the mausoleum of Sultan Qalawun, whose fašade has gothic reminiscences since it was built by crusaders prisoners and whose wonderful interior is influenced by the Dome of the Rock of Jerusalem.
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Chapel of the Ascension - Jerusalem -~1150
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Chapel of the Ascension (كنيسة الصعود), Jerusalem by ɑlɑstɑr ˇ clɑonɑ́ın, on Flickr
Chapel of the Ascension (كنيسة الصعود), Jerusalem by ɑlɑstɑr ˇ clɑonɑ́ın, on Flickr
Chapel of the Ascension (كنيسة الصعود), Jerusalem by ɑlɑstɑr ˇ clɑonɑ́ın, on Flickr
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