Al-Firdaws Madrasa

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Coordinates: 36°11′12″N 37°9′19.5″E / 36.18667°N 37.155417°E / 36.18667; 37.155417

Al-Firdaws Madrasa
مدرسة الفردوس
Firdaws Madrasa, early 20th century.jpg
Al-Firdaws Madrasa in the early 20th century
Bab al-Maqam district
Type Madrassah
Established 1236
Campus Urban
Affiliation Islamic

Al-Firdaws Madrasa (Arabic: مدرسة الفردوس‎‎) is a madrasah complex located southwest of Bab al-Maqam in Aleppo, Syria. It is the largest and best known of the Ayyubid madrasas in Aleppo.[1] Due to its location outside the city walls, the madrasa was developed as a freestanding structure.[2]

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  1. ^ Terry, Allan (2003). Ayyubid Architecture. Solipsist Press. ISBN 0-944940-02-1. 
  2. ^ Firdaws Madrasa Archnet Digital Library.