a style which employs flowers, fruit, foliage, animal or figure outlines in an interlaced pattern
art work constructed from existing objects
a series of arches in relief, with blocked openings
"beautiful writing" or ornamental writing as a decorative art
a single repeated design or element in a design
a crowning ornament
a mosque prayer hall supported by many columns
a religion begun by Mohammed, with belief in one god,Allah, whose revelations he received beginning in 610 AD. Believers must submit to the will of Allah and are called Muslims
is the sacred book of Islam
the birth place of Mohammed and a place of pilgrimage
a tower from which the muezzin calls the faithful prayer
a combination of Spanish and North African architecture
patterns made from imbedding small piece (tesserae) of stone or glass in cement
a Muslim place of worship
a holy man who calls Muslims to prayer
a believer in Islam
Turkish people who converted to Islam, conquered Constantinople and changed the name to Istanbul
a holy place within a building
a decorative, cut-out nonweight bearing wall
ornamental stonework holding stained glass in place, characteristic of Gothic cathedrals
a deity conceived in an animal form
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