Iran Esfahan Imam mosque4

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Imam Mosque, is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran standing in south side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square. Built during the Safavid period, it is an excellent example of Islamic architecture of Iran, and regarded as one of the masterpieces of Persian Architecture. The Shah Mosque of Esfahan is one of the everlasting masterpieces of architecture in Iran. It is registered, along with the Naghsh-i Jahan Square, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its construction began in 1611, and its splendor is mainly due to the beauty of its seven-colour mosaic tiles and calligraphic inscriptions. The mosque is one of the treasures featured on Around the World in 80 Treasures presented by the architecture historian Dan Cruickshank. The mosque is depicted on the reverse of the Iranian 20,000 rials banknote.

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Iran Esfahan Imam mosque4

  1. 1. 4http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/michaelasanda-1358279-esfahan-shah-mosque4/
  2. 2. Built during the Safavid period, ShahMosque is an excellent example ofIslamic architecture of Iran, andregarded as one of the masterpiecesof Persian Architecture. It isregistered, along with the Naghsh-iJahan Square, as a UNESCO WorldHeritage Site. Its construction beganin 1611, and its splendor is mainlydue to the beauty of its seven-colourmosaic tiles and calligraphicinscriptions.Moscheea Regală din Esfahan,capodoperă a arhitecturii persane,este un veritabil exemplu alarhitecturii islamice.Remarcabilă este şi spectaculoasalucratură în faianţă (şapte culori)care acoperă interiorul şi cele patruywan (ziduri boltite cu o laturădeschisă). Moscheea regală a fostînceputa în 1611, iar lucrările auprogresat foarte rapid, la ordinele luiAbbas, care se temea poate că vamuri înainte ca ele să fie terminate.Este ceea ce s-a întâmplat: clădireaa fost terminată în anul 1638, la 9 anidupă moartea sa.
  3. 3. The Naghsh-e JahanSquare in Isfahan is oneof the largest city squaresin the world and anoutstanding example ofIranian and Islamicarchitecture. It has beendesignated by UNESCOas a World Heritage Site.Piaţa regală a fostconstruită de Şahul Abbascel Mare (1587-1629)care în anul 1598hotărăşte construirea noiisala capitale, cea maiimpozantă capitală a lumiiislamice, supranumită„perla orientului” sau„jumătate de lume”Ea este declaratăpatrimoniu universalUNESCO
  4. 4. Iran Text: Internet Pictures: Sanda Foişoreanu Nicoleta Leu Internet slide 1 & 25 Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Arangement: Sanda FoişoreanuSound: Shahram Nazeri - Safare Osrat - Dibache www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda

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