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Sign: Lod - Baybars’ Bridge

Baybars’ Bridge, Aba Hillel Silver St 820, Lod, Israel
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On the sign:
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وصلواته على سيدنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين، أمر بعمارة هذا الجسر المبارك مولانا المعظم الملك الظاهر ركن الدين بيبرس ابن عبد الله في أيام ولده مولانا الملك (..) السعيد ناصر الدين بركة خان أعز الله أنصارهما وغفر لهما وذلك في بولاية العبد الفقير إلى رحمته الله علاء الدين السواق غفر الله له ولوالديه في شهر رمضان سنة أحد وسبعين
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The bridge is called the Baybars Bridge after the Mamluk Sultan starting from1260, who built many buildings in the Land of Israel including forts and bridges.

The bridge itself was photographed that day Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful, and his prayers be upon our master Muhammad, his family and all his companions.
Rukn al-Din Baybars Ibn Abdullah in the days of his son, Mawlana the King (..) Al-Saeed Nasir al-Din Baraka Khan, may God bless their supporters and forgive them, and that in the mandate of the poor servant, to his mercy, Ala al-Din al-Saqq, may God forgive him and his parents in the month of Ramadan in the year seventy-one

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