Minaret Bab Al-Silsila

LandmarkLocation:
West of Al Aqsa Mosque / abovethe western gallerynearthemiddle, betweenbab Al-silislaand Al-Ashrfyaschool.

LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock:
West Dome of theRock.

LandmarkHistory:
In theMamlukperiod 730 AH / 1329 AD

Reason of the name:
Itwascalledtheminaret of bab Al-silsila:
Because it is nearto it.
: Itwascalled Al-mahkmaminaret
- Because it is nearto Al-Tankzyaschool, ( al-mahkma ).

Builder Name:
 Deputy Emir Saif al-Din Tankz Al-Nathri.

Itwascalledtheminaret of bab Al-silsila:
- Because it is nearto it.
- Itwascalled Al-mahkmaminaret.
- Because it is nearto Al-Tankzyaschool, ( al-mahkma ).
- West of Al Aqsa Mosque / abovethe western gallerynearthemiddle, betweenbab Al-silislaand Al-Ashrfyaschool.
- West Dome of theRock.
- Deputy Emir Saif al-Din Tankz Al-Nathri.
- 730 AH / 1329 AD in theMamlukperiod.
- It is reachedbytheentrance of Al- Ashrafyaschoolby 80 degrees, which is squarebase. Itsheight is about 35 m, and it contains an erasedmemorialinscriptionlocatedbelowthebase of theminaretthatincludesinformationrelatedto it, such as the name of itsbuilder, theperiod in which it wasbuilt, andotherinformationwasrestoredbythehighestIslamicCouncil, in 1922, because of theimpact of manyearthquakes, andwasrestoredagain in 1421 H / 2000 m, duetotheexcavationsthataffectthemsomuchso far, and it lookslikebab Al-Ghwanmagate, regardingitsarchitecturaldesign.
- ThejudgesaysMujir al-Din about it: “and is competentwiththeMuazzinswhoarethesame, and it holdsthework of themosqueandthe rest of minaretsaredepending on it, because it is consideredtheonlyminaretthatthemuazzincallfortheprayer in everydayuntiltheystartedusingthespeakersfromalmuazzin’sroom in themosque. Also, itslocation is verysensitive, because it viewsthewall of Al-Buraq, whichwasseizedbytheZionistentity in 1967, so it is not allowedforone of theMuslimstoclimb on it or on bab al-silsilaadjacentto it, making it weakandneedsurgentrestoration.
- Itwascalledtheminaret of bab Al-silsila, because it is nearto it. Itwascalled Al-mahkmaminaret, because it is nearto Al-tankzyaschool, ( al-mahkma ) West of Al Aqsa Mosque / abovethe western gallerynearthemiddle, betweenbab al-silisland Al-aashrfyaschool. West of theDome of theRock.
- Deputy Emir Saif al-Din Tnkz Al-nathri.
- 730 AH / 1329 AD in theMamlukperiod.
- It is reachedbytheentrance of Al- Ashrafyaschoolby 80 degrees, which is squarebase, anditsheight is about 35 m.contains an erasedmemorialinscriptionlocatedbelowthebase of theminaret, andinformationrelatedto it as the name of itsbuilder, theperiod in which it wasbuilt, andotherkind of information. ItwasrestoredbytheHighestIslamicCouncil, in 1922 because of theimpact of manyearthquakes, andwasrestoredagain in 1421 H / 2000 m because of theexcavationsthataffectthemsomuchso far, and it lookslikebab Al-ghwanmagate, regardingitsarchitecturaldesign.
ThejudgesaysMujir al-Din about it:
“And is competentwiththeMuazzinswhoarethesame, and it holdsthework of themosqueandthe rest of minaretsaredepending on it, because it is consideredtheonlyminaretthatthemuazzincallfortheprayer in everydayuntiltheystartedusingthespeakersfromalmuazzin’sroom in themosque. Also, itslocation is verysensitive, because it viewsthewall of Al-Buraq, whichwasseizedbytheZionistentity in 1967, so it is not allowedforone of theMuslimstoclimb on it or on bab al-silsilaadjacentto it, making it weakandneedsurgentrestoration.

 

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    Minaret Bab Al Magharbeh

    LandmarkLocation:
    In thesouthwesterncorner of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and on thenorthwesternedge of theWomen’s Mosque.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock:
    Southwest of theDome.

    LandmarkHistory:
    In theMamlukperiodbetween 746 – 900 AH / 1345 – 1495 AD.

    Reason of the name:
    - Thereasonbehindits name: It is nearto Bab Al-Mgharbah
    - Thereasonbehindcalling it Al-fakhryaminaret: AfterShaikhSharaf Al-Din bin Fakher

    Builder Name:
     TheMamluks.

    - Thereasonbehindits name: It is nearto Bab Al-Mgharbah
    - Thereasonbehindcalling it Al-fakhryaminaret: AfterShaikhSharaf Al-Din bin Fakher

    - In thesouthwesterncorner of Al-Aqsa Mosque, and on thenorthwesternedge of theWomen’s Mosque
    - Southwest of theDome
    - TheMamluks
    - In theMamlukperiodbetween 746 – 900 AH / 1345 – 1495 AD

    - A squareminaret. Above it, there is a riffraff (wherethecallers of praystand). Therearebeautifulhornshangingfrom it. Abovethekingfisher is a woodencanopytoppedby an octagonalneck. And above it is a smalldomecoveredwithleadplates.
    It is alsoone of thesmallestminarets in Al-Aqsa Mosque. Itsheight is only 23.5 m. Thisminaretwasbuiltwithoutfoundation. Itwastherebeforethemostaffectedbytheweatherandthenaturaldisasters. However, theSupremeIslamicCouncildemolishedandrebuilt it in 1341/1923, abovethe top box. Al-Aqsa Mosque ReconstructionCommittee has recentlyrestored it andshared it withbullets.
    And currentlyclimbingtotheminaretthat has 50 stepsstartingfromtheIslamicMuseum, but theZionistentityprevailsthestaff of Al-Aqsa Mosque toclimb it withoutunaccompaniedbypolice, underthepretext of supervision of thesquare Al-Buraq. Thisminaret has heldup in theface of theoccupier, whotriedtocontroland silence theears, andhence; forcetheMinistry of Awqafto put thespeakers inside Al-Aqsa Mosque, whichpreventedthevoice of AlAzantoreachthevillage of Silwan.
    TheZionistentity is working on diggingtunnelstothesouth-west, whichthreatenstodisfunctiontheminaret of the West, whichstandswithouthaving a foundation of itsown. On theback of thewomen’smosque is theminaret of theCave, in thesouthcorner of Al-Aqsa Mosque, 746-900 AH / 1345-1495 CE). ItwassubjectedtoseveralrenovationsandrestructurationsbytheSupremeCouncilforReconstructionandtheMinistry of Awqaf as well, because of thelack of itsownbasis. Theoccupationentity in turnprecededthestaff of Al-Aqsa Mosque fromboardingwithoutaccompaniment, in thepretextthat it is neartothewall of Al-Buraq, andthecontinuation of excavations in the western areabegantoaffect it andthe rest of thebuildingsadjacentto it.

     

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    Minaret Bab Al-Silsila

    LandmarkLocation:
    West of Al Aqsa Mosque / abovethe western gallerynearthemiddle, betweenbab Al-silislaand Al-Ashrfyaschool.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock:
    West Dome of theRock.

    LandmarkHistory:
    In theMamlukperiod 730 AH / 1329 AD

    Reason of the name:
    Itwascalledtheminaret of bab Al-silsila:
    Because it is nearto it.
    : Itwascalled Al-mahkmaminaret
    - Because it is nearto Al-Tankzyaschool, ( al-mahkma ).

    Builder Name:
     Deputy Emir Saif al-Din Tankz Al-Nathri.

    Itwascalledtheminaret of bab Al-silsila:
    - Because it is nearto it.
    - Itwascalled Al-mahkmaminaret.
    - Because it is nearto Al-Tankzyaschool, ( al-mahkma ).
    - West of Al Aqsa Mosque / abovethe western gallerynearthemiddle, betweenbab Al-silislaand Al-Ashrfyaschool.
    - West Dome of theRock.
    - Deputy Emir Saif al-Din Tankz Al-Nathri.
    - 730 AH / 1329 AD in theMamlukperiod.
    - It is reachedbytheentrance of Al- Ashrafyaschoolby 80 degrees, which is squarebase. Itsheight is about 35 m, and it contains an erasedmemorialinscriptionlocatedbelowthebase of theminaretthatincludesinformationrelatedto it, such as the name of itsbuilder, theperiod in which it wasbuilt, andotherinformationwasrestoredbythehighestIslamicCouncil, in 1922, because of theimpact of manyearthquakes, andwasrestoredagain in 1421 H / 2000 m, duetotheexcavationsthataffectthemsomuchso far, and it lookslikebab Al-Ghwanmagate, regardingitsarchitecturaldesign.
    - ThejudgesaysMujir al-Din about it: “and is competentwiththeMuazzinswhoarethesame, and it holdsthework of themosqueandthe rest of minaretsaredepending on it, because it is consideredtheonlyminaretthatthemuazzincallfortheprayer in everydayuntiltheystartedusingthespeakersfromalmuazzin’sroom in themosque. Also, itslocation is verysensitive, because it viewsthewall of Al-Buraq, whichwasseizedbytheZionistentity in 1967, so it is not allowedforone of theMuslimstoclimb on it or on bab al-silsilaadjacentto it, making it weakandneedsurgentrestoration.
    - Itwascalledtheminaret of bab Al-silsila, because it is nearto it. Itwascalled Al-mahkmaminaret, because it is nearto Al-tankzyaschool, ( al-mahkma ) West of Al Aqsa Mosque / abovethe western gallerynearthemiddle, betweenbab al-silisland Al-aashrfyaschool. West of theDome of theRock.
    - Deputy Emir Saif al-Din Tnkz Al-nathri.
    - 730 AH / 1329 AD in theMamlukperiod.
    - It is reachedbytheentrance of Al- Ashrafyaschoolby 80 degrees, which is squarebase, anditsheight is about 35 m.contains an erasedmemorialinscriptionlocatedbelowthebase of theminaret, andinformationrelatedto it as the name of itsbuilder, theperiod in which it wasbuilt, andotherkind of information. ItwasrestoredbytheHighestIslamicCouncil, in 1922 because of theimpact of manyearthquakes, andwasrestoredagain in 1421 H / 2000 m because of theexcavationsthataffectthemsomuchso far, and it lookslikebab Al-ghwanmagate, regardingitsarchitecturaldesign.
    ThejudgesaysMujir al-Din about it:
    “And is competentwiththeMuazzinswhoarethesame, and it holdsthework of themosqueandthe rest of minaretsaredepending on it, because it is consideredtheonlyminaretthatthemuazzincallfortheprayer in everydayuntiltheystartedusingthespeakersfromalmuazzin’sroom in themosque. Also, itslocation is verysensitive, because it viewsthewall of Al-Buraq, whichwasseizedbytheZionistentity in 1967, so it is not allowedforone of theMuslimstoclimb on it or on bab al-silsilaadjacentto it, making it weakandneedsurgentrestoration.

     

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    Minaret Bab Al Al-Ghwanmeh

    LandmarkLocation:
    In thenortherngallery of Al-Aqsa Mosque – in the far west.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock:
     East West Dome of theRock.

    LandmarkHistory:
    MamlukPeriod – Duringthereign of Sultan HossamuddinLajin (677 AH / 1278 AD)
    Booktheparametersunderthemicroscope
    Mamluk / UmayyadPeriod (697 AH / 1297 AD) Atlas of the Mosque
    Aqsa Mosque andthe site of Al-Aqsa Mosque archive

    Reason of the name:
    -Thereasonbehindits name “theminaret of the Gate of Gwanmah”: Because it is neartothedoor of Gwanma( bab Al-ghwanma )
    -Thereasonfornaming it theminaret of the Saraya: Because it is locatednexttotheOttoman Saraya (Al-Omariyaschool at the moment)
    -Thereasonforcalling it a lighthouseQalawun: Becausetheminaretwasrenewed in his reign

    Builder Name:
    ByJudgeSharaf al-Din Abdul Rahman (Custodian of theTwoHolyMosques).

    -Thereasonbehindits name “theminaret of the Gate of Gwanmah”: Because it is neartothedoor of Gwanma ( bab Al-ghwanma )
    -Thereasonfornaming it theminaret of the Saraya: Because it is locatednexttotheOttoman Saraya (Al-Omariyaschool at the moment)
    -Thereasonforcalling it a lighthouseQalawun: Becausetheminaretwasrenewed in his reign
    - In thenortherngallery of Al-Aqsa Mosque – in the far west
    - East West Dome of theRock
    - ByJudgeSharaf al-Din Abdul Rahman (Custodian of theTwoHolyMosques)
    - MamlukPeriod – Duringthereign of Sultan HossamuddinLajin (677 AH / 1278 AD) BooktheparametersunderthemicroscopeMamluk / UmayyadPeriod (697 AH / 1297 AD) Atlas of the Mosque Aqsa Mosque andthe site of Al-Aqsa Mosque archive
    - One of thetallestminarets, andmoreelaboratethanthemotifs. Thelength of theminarets is 38 metersand is on a four-sidedbase.
    - Theupperpart is octagonal, with a largenumber of marblecolumns. Itwasrenovatedwiththeconstruction of theMinaret of theChainduringthereign of Sultan Muhammad ibn Qalawun in 730 AH / 1329 AD, andrenewedtheSupremeIslamicCouncilRafafha (wherecallers of praystand) in 1341 H / 1923, andwaslastrestored in 2001 afterbeingaffectedbythetunnelspassingunderwhichoverseestheminaret on different Al-Aqsa Mosque Because of itsgreatheightanditsdistinctivelocation, theoccupyingentitysoughttocontrol it throughtheneighboringschool of Al-Omar, which it had robbed since thebeginning of theoccupation of themosque.
    - Thereasonforcalling it theminaret of the Gate of Gwanmah is because it is neartothe Al-Gwanmagate ( bab Al-ghwanma ) ,thereasonforitsdesignation is theminaret of the Saraya; because it is locatednexttotheOttoman Saraya (Al-Omariyaschool at the moment) ,thereasonforcalling it a lighthouseQalawun; becausetheminaretwasrenewed in his reign, it is located In thenortherngallery of Al-Aqsa Mosque – in the far west; east West Dome of theRockBuiltbyJudgeSharaf al-Din Abdul Rahman (Custodian of theTwoHolyMosques) In theMamlukPeriod – Duringthereign of Sultan HossamuddinLajin (677 AH / 1278 AD)

     

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    Minaret Bab Al Asbat

    LandmarkLocation:
    Thenortherncorridor of Al-Aqsa Mosque between Bab Hatta andbab Al-asbat.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock:
     NortheastDome of theRock.

    LandmarkHistory:
    In theMamlukperiodduringthereign of Sultan AshrafShaaban in 769 AH
    1367 AD.

    Reason of the name:
    - Itwascalledbab Al-asbatminaret :Because it is neartobab AL-asbat
    - Reasonfornaming it Al-salahyaminaret is becauseit’slocated in Al-salahyaschool.

    Builder Name:
    BySaifiKatlubga

    - Itwascalled bab Al-asbat minaret :
    Because it is neartobab AL-asbat
    - Reasonfornaming it Al-salahyaminaret is becauseit’slocated in Al-salahyaschool
    - On thenortherncorridor of Al-Aqsa Mosque between Bab Hatta andbab Al-asbat
    - NortheastDome of theRock
    - BySaifiKatlubga
    - In theMamlukperiodduringthereign of Sultan AshrafShaaban in 769 AH
    1367 AD
    - It had a quadrangularbaselikeallotherminarets in themosque, but afteritsOttomanrenovation, it becametheonlyminaretwith a cylindricalshapeand is 28.5 m long.
    - Itwasrenovated in theOttomanperiod. Itcontains a memorialinscription on thebottom of thedoor, mentioningthe name of its’ builders. Ottoman’srestoredafter an earthquakestruckthearea of Al-Aqsa Mosque in 1586. Then, theSupremeIslamicCouncilrestored it onceagainafteranotherearthquakestrucktheregion in 1927, andthat’swhyitslengthincreasedtobecomewhat is now 28.5 m.
    - This is accordingtotheinscriptionabovethedoor, and in 1967 theZionistentitybombedtheminaret, resulting in severe damageandso it wentunderoverallrestorationprocess.
    - Theminaret is located on thenorthcorridor of Al-Aqsa Mosque between Bab Hatta andbab Al-Asbatnorth-east of theDome of theRock. Itwasbuilt in theMamlukperiod Sultan Al-AshrafShaaban, 769 AH / 1367 CE, bythe Sifi Qatlubga.
    Then, theSupremeIslamicCouncilrestored it onceagainafteranotherearthquakestrucktheregion in 1927, andthat’swhyitslengthincreasedtobecomewhat is now 28.5 m.This is accordingtotheinscriptionabovethedoor, and in 1967 theZionistentitybombedtheminaret, resulting in severe damageandso it wentunderoverallrestorationprocess. Theminaret is located on thenorthcorridor of Al-Aqsa Mosque between Bab Hatta andbab Al-Asbatnorth-east of theDome of theRock. Itwasbuilt in theMamlukperiod Sultan Al-AshrafShaaban, 769 AH / 1367 CE, bythe Sifi Qatlubga.

     

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