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Qusayr ʻAmrah (Jordan : Dwelling)

LC control no.sh2003001390
Corporate name headingQusayr ʻAmrah (Jordan : Dwelling)
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Variant(s)ʻAmrah Castle (Jordan : Dwelling)
Qaṣr ʻAmrah (Jordan : Dwelling)
Small Palace, ʻAmr (Jordan : Dwelling)
See alsoDwellings--Jordan
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Found inWork cat.: 2003050133: Fowden, G. Quṣayr ʻAmrah, 2003: CIP galleys (one of the so-called 'desert castles' ... that are in fact residences, pleasure domes, hunting lodges and farms built by the princes of Umayyad dynasty, 661-750)
Grove dict. art, 1996: v. 25, p. 830 (Qusayr ʻAmrah, early Islamic site 61 km east of Amman)
Fletcher's hist. of arch., 1975: p. 418 (Small Palace, ʻAmr in Jordan ... served as a hunting lodge and baths)
Gazetteer of Jordan, 1990: p. 227 (Qaṣr ʻAmrah; site)