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Grand Mosque 1
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Photo Comments

View looking north. The arch and the tall square tower (minaret) date to the eighth century A.D. They are remnants of a mosque and university built by the Umayyad Caliph Merman II (A.D. 744–750) who resided in Haran for a period of time.

Note the general terrain of the area — familiar to Abraham, Sarah, Jacob, etc.

For a brief description of the biblical and historical significance of Haran Click Here.

For a general view of the area Click Here.