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Islamic Slide

  1. 1. Nicole Tourangeau Slide ID's for Islamic Art
  2. 2. Out of text book! The great mosque of Damascus: center of a Flourishing city, contains a shrine a prophet, a place For pray, education(religious), political meetings. Mosiacs of geometric patterns ( a fire ruined them, some restored) Built in early 700's in Syria
  3. 3. The Alhambra
  4. 4. Alhambra -palace of Nasrid dynasty -Located in Spain -Finised in late 1300's -Contains remains of Moorish domination
  5. 5. Taj Mahal
  6. 6. Taj Mahal - Located in India, completed in 1648 C.E - One of the 8 th world wonders - entire white marble - built in Shah Jahan wife's memory - forms an equal octogon - nterlocking arabesque (elements stand on own) - symetric
  7. 7. Via Textbook Look at outline for notes
  8. 8. Dome of the Rock
  9. 9. Mshatta
  10. 10. Mosque: Kairouan Tunisia
  11. 11. Cordoba
  12. 12. Horseshow arch
  13. 13. Pointed arch
  14. 14. Muqarnas
  15. 15. Congregational Mosque..
  16. 16. Vocabulary Mosque: a muslim house of worship Mihrab: central niche in a mosque, which indicates the direction to mecca Koran: the islamic sacred text Jali: perforated ornamental stone screens Arbesque: a flowing, intricate and symmetrical pattern deriving from floral motifs
  17. 17. Mosaic mihrab
  18. 18. Palace of the Lions
  19. 19. Sinan, Sultan Selim Decorative display of mosaic /tiles
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