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Masjid al-Aqsa (المسجد الأقصى)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Masjid al-Aqsa (المسجد الأقصى) is a sacred mosque in Jerusalem, considered to be the third holiest place in Islam. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Place of Worship
Mosque (مسجد)
Masjid al-Aqsa (المسجد الأقصى)
Quranic Concept
Masjid al-Aqsa
المسجد الأقصى
TranslationMasjid al-AqsA
Transliterationl-masjidu l-aqṣā

Masjid al-Aqsa is referred to in verse (17:1) of chapter (17) sūrat l-isrā (The Night Journey):

Sahih International: Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-haram to al-Masjid al- Aq§a, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing.

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

WeaponaryChurchPlace of WorshipCoat of MailKaabaMosqueMasjid al-AqsaMasjid al-HaramMonasterySynagogue

Concept map for Masjid al-Aqsa. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept masjid-al-aqsa:

(instance masjid-al-aqsa mosque)

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