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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
Architecture History - Eastern Roman Empire of Byzantine Istanbul ...
The Eastern Roman Empire profoundly influenced early Islamic architecture, including the Umayyad Great Mosque of Damascus and the Dome of the Rock in  ...
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Byzantine-Architecture.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
What Is a Mihrab in Islamic Mosque Architecture? - About.com
The traditional mihrab is a common element of Islamic mosque architecture throughout the world. Ads. &ensp. Pronunciation: mih-rab. Also Known As: prayer  ...
http://islam.about.com/od/mosques/g/mihrab.htm
What Is a Minbar in Islamic Mosque Architecture? - About.com
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
Parts of Islamic Mosque Architecture - About.com
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
Minaret - Mosque Architecture Definition - Islam - About.com
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
Explore Islamic arts such as calligraphy, architecture, arabesque ...
In November 2008 the Museum of Islamic Arts officially opened in Doha, Qatar. This 35,500 square meter museum holds a large collection of Islamic art, as well  ...
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Islamic Glossary: Qiblah - About.com
What is the "qiblah" and what role does it have in Islamic prayer and worship? ... Mosque Architecture · What are prayer rugs, and how are they used by Muslims ...
http://islam.about.com/od/prayer/g/qiblah.htm
Top Islamic Calendars for Home and Office - About.com
Dual-date Islamic wall calendars, with both 2015 Gregorian dates and the ... from around the Muslim world, both its natural beauty and Islamic architecture.
http://islam.about.com/od/calendar/tp/calendars.htm
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