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Beauty and Aesthetics in Islam
The Islamic civilisation allowed the development of autonomous norms of beauty that were inspired by the faith of Islam. The Islamic artistic tradition viewed the beauty of the universe, emphasized...
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The Art of Calligraphy in the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Turks produced and perfected several varieties of Arabic script. All the various branches of the art of calligraphy, an art greatly loved and respected by the Ottoman Turks, were flourished...
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Influence of Acoustic Data in Architectural Design
Sinan's is renowned for its success in the acoustic design of mosques is. Read further to discover the...
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Al-Hakim Mosque, Cairo (990-1012)
Al Hakim Mosque is the second major Fatimid Mosque and the fourth most important religious edifice in Egypt....
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Mshatta Palace, Jordan; 743-744 CE
Msatta is a renowned Ummayad palace with spectacular architectural and artistic details that continues to...
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Karatay Madrasa, Konya 1252
Karatay Madrasa can be considered as the apex of Seljuk architectural small space design. Major features of...
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The Great Mosque of Aleppo
Built by the Umayyad Caliph Suleyman in 717 CE and altered several times, the Great Mosque of Aleppo remains...
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Ince Minare Madrasa
Ince Minare Madrasa is one of the most impressive structures introduced by the Seljuks to endorse the central...
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