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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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Andalusia’s New Golden Pottery
In times past, Granada was a hub of artistic flair, imagination, and creativity, to the extent that the...
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Ebru: The Art of Paper Marbling
Marbling is an art form developed in the Muslim world, possibly with Chinese origins. Often it has been used...
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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-...
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The Scholars of Seville – Artists, Architecture and Government
Seville was a key centre of Islamic Civilisation in Spain. Here you can read about the architect of the...
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Influence of Acoustic Data in Architectural Design
Sinan's is renowned for its success in the acoustic design of mosques is. Read further to discover the...
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Al-Hakim Mosque, Cairo (990-1012)
Al Hakim Mosque is the second major Fatimid Mosque and the fourth most important religious edifice in Egypt....
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