Masjid al-Duwaydar
Zabid, Yemen
Located west of the citadel in Al-Mujanbadh, the southeastern quarter of Zabid, Masjid al-Duwaydar is one of 86 mosques in the city. the mosque was constructed in 1323/723 AH by the Rasulid general 'Umar al-Yami al-Duwaydar. It has a three-domed prayer hall, typical of many Rasulid sites in Zabid.

Sources: 

Bonnenfant, Paul. Zabid au Yémen : archéologie du vivant.    Aix-en-Provence, France : Edisud, 2004.

Ḥaḍramī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ʻAbd Allāh Aḥmad. Zabīd: masājiduhā wa-madārisuhā al-ʻilmīyah fī al-tārīkh. Sanaa: al-Markaz al-Faransī lil-Dirāsāt al-Yamanīyah bi-Ṣanʻāʾ, 2000.

Sadek, Noha. "The mosques of Zabid, Yemen: a preliminary report". Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 28 (1998): 239-245.
Location
Zabid, Yemen
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Associated Names
Events
1323/723 AH
Style Periods
Variant Names
Masjid al-Duwaydar
Mosque of al-Duwaydar
Translated
Jami' al-Duwaydar
Variant
Mosquée ad-Duwaydâr
Translated
مسجد ال دويدار
Original
Building Usages
mosque
religious