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Sana'a is one of the oldest cities of Yemen, indeed one of the oldest in the World, dating back to the Sabean...
The Secret Gardens of Sana'aLEARN MORE
In this article Tim Mackintosh-Smith investigates the horticultural past of Sana'a. Whereas as once Yemen at...
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In times past, Granada was a hub of artistic flair, imagination, and creativity, to the extent that the...
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Figure 1: A sample of Hatip Ebru made by M. R. Kileci. All ebru samples illustrating this article were created by Dr. Mehmed Refi Kileci and puplished here by his permission. Visit: www.kileci.net.
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Marbling is an art form developed in the Muslim world, possibly with Chinese origins. Often it has been used...
Cosmic Motifs & Elements in Seljuk and Ottoman ArchitectureLEARN MORE
The structure of Mosques and other buildings draw inspiration from descriptions in the Qur'an as well as pre-...