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Introduction to Turkish Motifs in Ottoman Times

On 13 and 14 January 2018 Ashfia Ashrif, Manchester based Artist and S...

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Oxford Museum of the History of Science Online Al-Mizan Exhibition

The Oxford Museum of the History of Science launched an online Al-Miza...

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Turkey: Home of TURQUOISE

"Did you know the word 'turquoise' is a French word that simply means ...

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EuroNews.com: Brussels exhibition highlights Ottoman influence

"The Sultan’s World exhibition runs in Brussels until 31 May 2015. I...

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Introduction to Islamic Art

One area where the genius of the Muslim civilisation has been recognis...

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New Discoveries in the Islamic Complex of Mathematics, Architecture and Art

The complex of disciplines composed of mathematics, architecture and a...

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The Islamic Art in the Louvre Museum in Paris

The first stone was laid on July 16, 2008 at the Louvre's new Arts of ...

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The Influence of Islamic Culinary Art on Europe

This paper describes the results of a novel research on the Muslim inf...

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Beauty and Aesthetics in Islam

The Islamic civilisation allowed the development of autonomous norms o...

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The Art of Calligraphy in the Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Turks produced and perfected several varieties of Arabic scrip...

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Andalusia’s New Golden Pottery

In times past, Granada was a hub of artistic flair, imagination, and c...

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Ebru: The Art of Paper Marbling

Marbling is an art form developed in the Muslim world, possibly with C...

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Taj Mahal : The Architecture of Love

"The whole together appears like a most perfect pearl on an azure grou...

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Ziryab, the Musician, Astronomer, Fashion Designer and Gastronome

Abul-Hasan Alí Ibn Nafí, nicknamed Ziryab, was Chief Entertainer of ...

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Pottery, Ceramics and Glass

As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for cooking, l...

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Introduction to Muslim Art and Ornaments

Muslim art differs from the art of other cultures in the form and mate...

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