Chapter 13:  The Art of the Islamic World
<ul><li>Chapter 13. Islamic Art 600 - 1600s CE, Fall 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Since the...
The Islamic World
Three Mosque Types
Figure 13-2  Aerial view of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 687–692.
Figure 13-3  Interior of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 687–692.
Figure 13-8  Aerial view of the Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia, ca. 836–875.
Figure 13-8  Plan of the Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia, ca. 836–875.
Figure 13-25  Mihrab from the Madrasa Imami, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1354. Glazed mosaic tilework
Figure 13-22  Aerial view (looking southwest) of the Great Mosque, Isfahan, Iran, 11th to 17th centuries.
 
Figure 13-24  Winter prayer hall of the Shahi (Imam) Mosque, Isfahan, Iran, 1611–1638.
Figure 13-11  Prayer hall of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, 8th to 10th centuries.
Figure 13-13  Dome in front of the mihrab of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, 961–965.
Figure 13-20  SINAN, Mosque of Selim II, Edirne, Turkey, 1568–1575.
Figure 13-21  SINAN, interior of the Mosque of Selim II, Edirne, Turkey, 1568–1575.
Figure 13-1 Court of the Lions, Palace of the Lions, Alhambra, Grenada, Spain, 1354-1391
Figure 13-17  Muqarnas dome, Hall of the Two Sisters, Palace of the Lions, Alhambra, Granada, Spain, 1354–1391.
Figure 13-16  Koran page with beginning of surah 18, “Al-Kahf” (The Cave), 9th or early 10th century. Ink and gold on vellum
Figure 13-28  MAQSUD OF KASHAN, carpet from the funerary mosque of Shaykh Safi al-Din, Ardabil, Iran, 1540. Knotted pile o...
Figure 13-27 SULTAN-MUHAMMAD, page from the  Shahnama , ink, gold & watercolor on paper
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Chapter13

  1. 1. Chapter 13: The Art of the Islamic World
  2. 2. <ul><li>Chapter 13. Islamic Art 600 - 1600s CE, Fall 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Since the designation “Great Mosque” is generic, mosques are identified by their city as part of their title, unless they have a specific name. </li></ul><ul><li>13.2/ 3 Dome of the Rock , Jerusalem, 7th C CE </li></ul><ul><li>13.8     Great Mosque & plan at Kairouan, Tunisia, 9th C (see 13.5) </li></ul><ul><li>13.25   Mihrab, glazed mosaic tilework, Iran, ca. 1354 </li></ul><ul><li>13.22/23/24 Great Mosque at Isfahan , Iran, 11-17th C </li></ul><ul><li>13.11/13       Interiors of Great Mosque at Cordoba, Spain; prayer hall and dome over the mihrab, 8th-10th C (also see 3.12, the Maqsura) </li></ul><ul><li>13.20/21       Sinan, Great Mosque of Selim II , Edirne, Turkey, 16th C </li></ul><ul><li>13.1 Court of the Lions, Palace of the Lions, Alhambra, Grenada, Spain, 1354-1391 </li></ul><ul><li>13.17 Muqarnas dome, Hall of the Two Sisters, Grenada, Spain, 1354-1391 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Decorative & Luxury Arts </li></ul><ul><li>13.16 Page from the Koran , the beginning of surah 18, 9-10th C, ink & gold on vellum, (Eastern Kufic style) </li></ul><ul><li>13.28   Maqsud of Kashan, Funerary carpet from Iran (the Ardabil carpets), 1540 CE, knotted wool and silk </li></ul><ul><li>13.27 Sultan-Muhammad, page from the Shahnama , ink, gold & watercolor on paper, (also see 13.26 by Bihzad) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Terms: </li></ul><ul><li>Islam:   Allah, Muhammad, Muslim, (Arab), Mecca, Hijara (Hegira), haaj, 5 pillars of Islam, Qu’ran/Koran, surah(s), caliphs/caliphates, imam; Abrahamic tradition; Ottoman Empire (1299-1922), Caliphs & Sultans </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture: the mosque and its variations: hypostyle, iwan, central-plan; qibla (or kibla) wall, mihrab, minaret, muqarnas, horseshoe arch, double-tier arch, squinches, madrasa, Great mosque/Friday mosque/congregational mosque </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Decorative Arts: Kufic and Muhaqqaq calligraphy styles, arabesque, cuerda seca tilework (vs. mosaic tilework), miniatures, birds-eye-view & vertical perspective </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Islamic World
  4. 4. Three Mosque Types
  5. 5. Figure 13-2 Aerial view of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 687–692.
  6. 6. Figure 13-3 Interior of the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, 687–692.
  7. 7. Figure 13-8 Aerial view of the Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia, ca. 836–875.
  8. 8. Figure 13-8 Plan of the Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia, ca. 836–875.
  9. 9. Figure 13-25 Mihrab from the Madrasa Imami, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1354. Glazed mosaic tilework
  10. 10. Figure 13-22 Aerial view (looking southwest) of the Great Mosque, Isfahan, Iran, 11th to 17th centuries.
  11. 12. Figure 13-24 Winter prayer hall of the Shahi (Imam) Mosque, Isfahan, Iran, 1611–1638.
  12. 13. Figure 13-11 Prayer hall of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, 8th to 10th centuries.
  13. 14. Figure 13-13 Dome in front of the mihrab of the Great Mosque, Córdoba, Spain, 961–965.
  14. 15. Figure 13-20 SINAN, Mosque of Selim II, Edirne, Turkey, 1568–1575.
  15. 16. Figure 13-21 SINAN, interior of the Mosque of Selim II, Edirne, Turkey, 1568–1575.
  16. 17. Figure 13-1 Court of the Lions, Palace of the Lions, Alhambra, Grenada, Spain, 1354-1391
  17. 18. Figure 13-17 Muqarnas dome, Hall of the Two Sisters, Palace of the Lions, Alhambra, Granada, Spain, 1354–1391.
  18. 19. Figure 13-16 Koran page with beginning of surah 18, “Al-Kahf” (The Cave), 9th or early 10th century. Ink and gold on vellum
  19. 20. Figure 13-28 MAQSUD OF KASHAN, carpet from the funerary mosque of Shaykh Safi al-Din, Ardabil, Iran, 1540. Knotted pile of wool and silk
  20. 21. Figure 13-27 SULTAN-MUHAMMAD, page from the Shahnama , ink, gold & watercolor on paper

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