Fahraj Congregational Mosque
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Fahraj Congregational Mosque, is a brick and clay edifice built as a series of arcades around a small central courtyard. Fahraj is a small town in the central Iranian province of Yazd, a region of low precipitation and arid conditions, approximately 30 km south-east of the city of Yazd. The date of construction for the mosque is not clear but scholars have placed it during the early centuries of the Islamic…

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Zatollah Nikzad, “Fahraj Congregational Mosque”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 18 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_036134>
First published online: 2018
First print edition: 20180110



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