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Beauty and Aesthetics in Islam
The Islamic civilisation allowed the development of autonomous norms of beauty that were inspired by the faith of Islam. The Islamic artistic tradition viewed the beauty of the universe, emphasized...
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The Art of Calligraphy in the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Turks produced and perfected several varieties of Arabic script. All the various branches of the art of calligraphy, an art greatly loved and respected by the Ottoman Turks, were flourished...
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Arabic and the Art of Printing
In this special section reproduced from Aramco World (issue March/April 1981), distinguished authors cover...
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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 Islam gallery. With this initiative,...
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Nasuh Al-Matrakî, A Noteworthy Ottoman Artist-Mathematician of the Sixteenth Century
Matrakci Nasuh was a famous Ottoman polymath, writer and knight who produced important books in several...
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A Wealth of Scholarship: Recent Publications in Islamic Art, Culture and History
This is a general review of some 23 recent publications (books, films, and articles) on various aspects of...
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Latinized Names of Muslim Scholars
This article includes the Latinized names of Muslim scholars.
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The Influence of Islamic Culinary Art on Europe
This paper describes the results of a novel research on the Muslim influence on the European culinary art...
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