Shah Sultan Primary School picture located at Eyup, Istanbul
Primary Schools under the OttomansLEARN MORE
Primary schools have a long history in Islamic civilisation. Children were taught to memorise the entire Qur'...
Figure 1. Plan of the Karatay Madrasa showing the dominance of the central hall (covered court).
Karatay Madrasa, Konya 1252LEARN MORE
Karatay Madrasa can be considered as the apex of Seljuk architectural small space design. Major features of...
Figure 1. The general plan of Ince minaret madrasa (1260-65)
Ince Minare MadrasaLEARN MORE
Ince Minare Madrasa is one of the most impressive structures introduced by the Seljuks to endorse the central...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...
Figure 1. Internal view of the mosque showing the arcades carried by the columns
Architecture of Al-AzharLEARN MORE
Of the many splendours of Egypt, the Al-Azhar stands as a landmark in its architectural and cultural history...