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This building houses pilgrims visiting the Mausoleum of Mohammad Ibn Zeid, one of the interesting sites of Old Merv.
As a descendant of the Prophet and consequently the contender to imamate, Mohammed ibn-Zeid headed the revolt against Arabian caliphs Omeyads in the 8th century. Shiits who supported him proclaimed ibn-Zeid imam but in 10 months the revolt was suppressed and Mohammed ibn-Zeid was killed. His body was crucified on a cross in Kufa while his head was sent to caliph in Damascus.
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lestans (17130) 2010-11-16 14:19
Attila instancabile viaggiatore!
Grazie delle interessanti informazioni e di questa foto perfetta fatta in un luogo lontano e quasi misterioso
Gerrit (48220) 2010-11-17 0:50
Fantastic exotic place to see.
Wonderful warm light.
grigand (19567) 2010-11-17 14:12
Molto interesante questa casa, tutta l'asia centrale è un luogo veramente scoprire, perfetto lo scatto con una bellissima luce.
- Copyright: Attila Szili (atus) (15838)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-06-21
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D70, Nikkor 18-70mm 1:3.5-4.5G ED DX
- Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-11-16 13:52
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