Cosmic Motifs & Elements in Seljuk and Ottoman Architecture

Cosmic Motifs & Elements in Seljuk and Ottoman Architecture

The structure of Mosques and other buildings draw inspiration from descriptions in the Qur'an as well as pre-Islamic motifs. Here we look at how some of the resulting motifs and elements reflect the idea of the ordered cosmos.

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