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The Sousse Ribat was built at the end of the VIIIth century. Its architectural style is broadly inspired by the style of the Byzantines who preceded the Arab. See 42 photos and 1 tip from visitors to Ribat de Sousse. "Nostalgic and immense". Original file (4, × 3, pixels, file size: MB, MIME type: image/jpeg); ZoomViewer: flash/no flash · Open in Media ViewerConfiguration.
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The Arabs seized the city, which in the aftermath of Rome 's fall was but a remnant of its former self. After the Byzantine ribat de sousse of Melite modern MdinaMalta was captured by the Aghlabids inmarble from its churches was used to build the castle of Sousse.
Sousse - Wikipedia
The French called the city Sousse. Today[ edit ] Despite the turmoil around it, Sousse's character had retained the solidly Arabian look and feel it had assumed in the ribat de sousse after Islam 's wars of conquest.
Today it is considered one of the best examples of seaward-facing fortifications built by the Arabs. Ribat of Soussea soaring structure that combined the purposes of a minaret and a watch tower, is in outstanding condition and draws visitors from around the world.
Those on the north side were renovated in AH AD Ribat de sousse opposing staircases built onto the south gallery lead to the first floor, where student cells line four passageways.
On the south side stands the prayer hall with its 11 naves covered with barrel vaults.
Cruciform pillars, holding up semi-circular and basket-handle arches, delineate two bays parallel to the qibla wall. This wall is ribat de sousse six openings and a mihrab. The cul-de-four of the mihrab opens onto the hall though a semi-circular arch resting on two columns with antique capitals.
The parapet walk, a simple ribat de sousse, is reached by means of two staircases. After the confrontation between the two Mediterranean shores had come to an end, and fighting techniques had evolved, the military role of the ribat ceased, and its essential spiritual purpose was retained.
It is considered among the first mosques built in the city, including the Great Mosque of Sousse.
The ribat is also equipped with a water basin which collects rainwater for the use of drinking and washing. The basin ribat de sousse first built by Ibrahim the Great, which was expanded later by Ziyadullah.
Ribat de sousse ribat was built less than 10 years later than the Ribat of Monastirwhich was first-built in