Figure 1. The general plan of Ince minaret madrasa (1260-65)
Ince Minare MadrasaLEARN MORE
Ince Minare Madrasa is one of the most impressive structures introduced by the Seljuks to endorse the central...
Figure 1: Map showing Merv at the heart of trade routes of the Islamic east and central Asia.
Merv: History, Science and LearningLEARN MORE
Merv, was a major oasis-city in Central Asia, on the historical Silk Road, located near today's Mary in...
Figure 1. Internal view of the mosque showing the arcades carried by the columns
Architecture of Al-AzharLEARN MORE
Of the many splendours of Egypt, the Al-Azhar stands as a landmark in its architectural and cultural history...
Kutubiya Mosque (1158)LEARN MORE
Abul Mumin chose to build his mosque adjacent to the main street of booksellers to emphasize the importance...
Al-Qarawiyyin Mosque and UniversityLEARN MORE
For well over twelve hundred years Al-Qarawiyyin has been one of the leading spiritual and educational...