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Dome of the Rock - Sacred Architecture in Jerusalem
With its golden dome, the Dome of the Rock at al-Aqsa Mosque is one of the oldest surviving examples of Islamic architecture. Built between 685 and 691 by the ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/Sacred-Buildings/Dome-of-the-Rock-Mosque-.htm
Sacred Buildings - Architecture - About.com
In this photo gallery you will find pictures and descriptions of sacred buildings. Shown here: Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/Sacred-Buildings/Hassan-II-Mosque-.htm
Wonders of the World - Architecture - About.com
The splendor of Timbuktu is reflected today in Timbuktu's fascinating Islamic architecture. The mosques were important in the spread of Islam into Africa, and the ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/greatbuildings/ig/New-Wonders/timbuktu_sankoremosque.htm
Parts of Islamic Mosque Architecture - About.com Islam
While there is a lot of variation in Islamic mosque architecture, there are some parts of a mosque that are universal.
http://islam.about.com/od/mosques/tp/architecture_parts.htm
What Is a Mihrab in Islamic Mosque Architecture? - About.com Islam
An ornamental indentation in the wall of a mosque, which marks the direction of the qiblah. Mihrabs vary in size and color, but are usually shaped like a doorway  ...
http://islam.about.com/od/mosques/g/mihrab.htm
Minaret - Mosque Architecture Definition - About.com Islam
In modern times, microphones and speakers are often used to project the adhan, but minarets remain a common element in Islamic mosque architecture ...
http://islam.about.com/od/mosques/g/gl_minaret.htm
What Is a Minbar in Islamic Mosque Architecture? - About.com Islam
In modern times, microphones are also used for this purpose. The traditional minbar is a common element of Islamic mosque architecture throughout the world .
http://islam.about.com/od/mosques/g/minbar.htm
Islamic Glossary: Qiblah - About.com Islam
The Ka'aba is a capital and focal point of the entire Muslim world. ... qiblah · Mosque Architecture · Mihrab · How to Find the Qiblah from Anywhere in the World ...
http://islam.about.com/od/prayer/g/qiblah.htm
Islam - Mosques & "Holy" Places - About.com Islam
Mosques and other "holy" places in the Muslim world, including Mecca, Madinah, and Jerusalem. Learn about mosque architecture, and search for a mosque ...
http://islam.about.com/od/mosques/
What Is the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar? - Middle East ...
"It seemed to me that I had to grasp the essence of Islamic architecture. The difficulty of my task is that Islamic culture is so diverse, ranging from Iberia to Mughal ...
http://middleeast.about.com/od/qatar/f/Museum-Of-Islamic-Art.htm
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