Architecture under Abbassid Patronage (750-892)LEARN MORE
The Abbassids became patrons of a number of gigantic...
Bab Alamma, Samara (836/37 AD) with its three iwans
Ceremonial Gates of the AbbassidsLEARN MORE
Among the features of the Abbassids elaborate lifestyle...
Figure 1. Leaders of the crusade of 1099 noticed the elegance and practicalities of the pointed arch in Al-Aqsa as well as in the Dome of the Rock and subsequently adopted it in their constructions in Europe.
The Abbassid MosquesLEARN MORE
Building enthusiasm of the Abbassids took a new dimension...