a Temple-theater complex discovered only at the beginning of the 2000s in Monte San Nicola, in Pietravairano of Caserta province. Lying at 410 meters high in the Sannio area, dates back to the late Roman Republican period, 2nd-1st century BC.
According to the Quran, the mosque did not imply a religious function; there was no spatial code for the act of individual prayer. Rather, it called for a physical manifestation of the Islamic political ideology inherent in the concept of ummah: the community of the faithful. It was a political apparatus installed in new lands to mobilize, manage, and control territories. […]