AP ART HISTORY: Islamic Art
Terms in this set (65)
Great Mosque of Cordoba: Umayyad
Pyxis of al-Mughira: Umayyad
Alhambra: Nasrid Dynasty
Mosque of Selim II: Ottoman
Great Mosque of Djenne: Islamic
The Kaaba: Islamic
Dome of the Rock: Umayyad Islamic
Great Mosque of Isfahan: Persian Islamic
Folio From a Qur'an: Abbasid Islamic
Baptistere de St. Louis: Islamic
Bahram Gur Fights the Karg, Folio from the Great Ilkhanid Shahnama: Persian Ilkhanid Islamic
The Court of Gayumars, Folio from Shah Tahmasp's Shahnama: Persian Safavid Islamic
The Ardabil Carpet: Persian Safavid Islamic
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings: Mughal Indian Islamic
Taj Mahal: Mughal Indian Islamic
Ustad Ahmad Lahori
Maqsud of Kashan
Muhammad Ibn al-Zain
Great Mosque of Cordoba (Materials)
Pyxis of al-Mughira (Materials)
Whitewashed Adobe, Stucco, Wood, Tile, Paint, and Gilding
Mosque of Selim II (Materials)
Brick and Stone
Great Mosque of Djenne (Materials)
The Kaaba (Materials)
Granite Masonry, Covered with Silk Curtain and Calligraphy in Gold and Silver-wrapped Thread
Dome of the Rock (Materials)
Stone Masonry with Wooden Roof Decorated with Glazed Ceramic Tile, Mosaics, and Gilt Aluminum and Bronze Dome
Great Mosque of Isfahan (Materials)
Stone, Brick, Wood, Plaster, and Glazed Ceramic Tile
Folio From the Qur'an (Materials)
Ink, Color, and Gold on Parchment
Baptistere de St. Louis (Materials)
Brass Inlaid with Gold and Silver
Bahram Gur Fights the Karg, Folio from the Great Ilkhanid Shahnama (Materials)
Ink and Opaque Watercolor, Gold and Silver on Paper
The Court of Gayumars, Folio from Shah Tahmasp's Shahnama (Materials)
Ink and Opaque Watercolor, and Gold on Paper
The Ardabil Carpet (Materials)
Silk and Wool
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings (Materials)
Watercolor, Gold, and Ink on Paper
Taj Mahal (Materials)
Stone Masonry and Marble with Inlay of Precious and Semiprecious Stones; Gardens
Vaulted niches with a small tip at the peak of the arch.
Towers used to call Muslims to prayer daily.
Baby angels depicted in European Art and concept.
A sect of Islam that is a mysticism, and focuses on the connection between one's self and Allah.
Safi al-Din Ardabil
The Saint who began the Islamic sect of Sufi Islam in the town of Ardabil (which was named after him).
Patron of "The Court of Gayumars, Folio from _________ Shahnama".
A Mughal leader over one of the Mughal lands in Northern India. Often depicted as the sun, or of the sun, and was a friend of the Sufi Shaikh.
A long epic of poems depicting and telling the story of Persia.
A frightening mystical wolf-creature depicted in the Shahnama.
Fleur de Lis
A symbol of French royalty, seen on the "Baptistere de St. Louis".
A page found in a manuscript or book.
The holy book of scripture and prayer in the Islamic faith and was written by Muhammad; means "recitation" in Arabic.
Vine and leaf work in intricate designs.
An iwan specifically stylized in order to show Muslims the Mihrab, or direction of prayer.
A wall or area that shows Muslims which direction to pray in.
Patron of the Dome of the Rock.
An Islamic school for children, often found within the Mosque.
A massive column used for structural support and integrity.
Ottoman practice of institutionalizing and raising Christian children in the Islamic religion, and as servants of the Ottoman Empire.
A compact niche stacked in tiers and pattern.
A container used for cosmetics and other beauty supplies.
Islamic word referring to the Iberian Peninsula during the reign of Islam in the area (711-1492).
Word for Mosque in Spanish.
Germanic tribe in Spain that invented and used the horseshoe arches seen in the Great Mosque of Cordoba.
Five Pillars of Islam
Belief, Prayer, Charity, Fasting, and Pilgrimage.
Gardens and Pools
Main characteristics of Islamic "Paradise", found in Alhambra and the Taj Mahal.
Secular Art (Islam)
Islamic art that is used for purpose of life, and not related to religion-thus figures and people can be depicted.
Religious Art (Islam)
Islamic art that glorifies Allah and is found in holy locations-thus does not depict people, but instead visual pattern, water, and beauty through shapes.
Great Mosque of Cordoba and Great Mosque of Djenne
Two Islamic works that have hypostyle halls within them.
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