Figure 1: An Ottoman miniature showing a game of Matrak invented by Nasuh ‘Ali al-Silahi al-Matraqi. Source: Topkapi Palace library in Istanbul, MS H 1344.
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Figure 1a-b: Composite images illustrating the diversity of plants. (Source a - Source b).
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Figure 5: A few scenes by İnci Özen from the Dar al-Shifa of Anbar bin Abdullah during the Seljuk reign in Turkey. The figure is depicting the gate and the music therapy by the physicians. Picture copied by the permission of Nil Sari. Source: Amasya Selcuklu Osmanli mimarisi ve bezemeleri, edited by Nil Sari, Gülbün Mesara, and Ü. Emrah Kurt (Istanbul 2007).
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Figure 1: Interior of the Great Mosque of Córdoba. (Source).
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Figure 1: Front cover of the book Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim Al-Khalili, Allen Lane, 2010.
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Figure 2. A view of the prayer hall showing the mihrab and minbar.
Figure 3. The Main portal showing its unique design with the pylons flanking the central arch and its recess
Figure 4. Details of a screen wall of the upper floor galleries reserved for the female worshippers.
Figure 2. The fluted dome supported on triangular slabs bridging the corner of the square is an early version of erecting domes on a square bay.
Figure 3. Ukhaidar general plan.
Figure 4. The pointed barrel vault and arches of the great hall.
Figure 5. Court of honour showing the pishtag gate of the Audience Hall, the well in the centre, and the blind arch decoration on the walls.
Figure 6. The northern side of the Court of Honour, showing the upper floor.
Figure 7. The vault of the mosque portico showing the innovative flattened arches used as both decorative and support for the vault.