Figure 1. Leaders of the crusade of 1099 noticed the elegance and practicalities of the pointed arch in Al-Aqsa as well as in the Dome of the Rock and subsequently adopted it in their constructions in Europe.
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Figure 1: Map of Palestine (1849). From A Classical Atlas, to Illustrate Ancient Geography by Alexander G. Findlay, (New York, 1849; reprint Harper, 1954) (Source).
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Figure 1: Front cover of Handsat Ūqlīdis fī aydin ‘arabiya (Euclid's geometry in Arabian hands) by Ahmad Salīm Sa‘īdān (Amman, 1991).
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