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Qasr Ibn Wardan

Simon P. Ellis

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Byzantine building complex (AD 561–4) in the Syrian desert c. 70 km east of Apameia (now Qal’at el-Mudiq). It consists of a ‘palace’ (c. 50 sq. m), an adjacent church (17×13 m) and, 100 m to the south, another square building (c. 50 sq. m), the internal arrangements of which cannot be determined. It is said to be a barracks, and it has an inscription dating to 561.

The ‘palace’ has a

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