The Taj MahalLEARN MORE
A white marble tomb built in 1631-48 in Agra, seat of the Mugal Empire by Shah Jehan for his wife, Arjuman...
The Al-Nuri HospitalLEARN MORE
ln 1154 Nur-al-Din Zangi built a hospital in Damascus. It was called al-Nuri, or al-Zangi.
Abbasid Gardens in Baghdad and SamarraLEARN MORE
The love of gardens during the Abbâsid period, whether in Baghdad or in Samarra, was born within the already...
Figs in Muslim SpainLEARN MORE
Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, yet they afford an excellent example of the...
The Great Book CollectorsLEARN MORE
The Muslims were great book collectors, and in all the larger towns there was a flourishing book trade. From...