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  •  Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam
    Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam
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    Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam

    Cosmology and Architecture in Premodern Islam5 (100%) 1 vote This fascinating interdisciplinary study reveals connections between architecture, cosmology, and mysticism. Samer Akkach demonstrates how space ordering in premodern Islamic architecture reflects the transcendental and the sublime. The book features many new translations, a number from unpublished sources, and several illustrations. Referencing a wide range of […]

  •  Art of Islam
    Art of Islam
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    Art of Islam

    Art of Islam4 (80%) 1 vote Art of Islam (Temporis Collection) Islamic art is not the art of a nation nor of a people, but that of a religion: Islam. Spreading from the Arabian Peninsula, the proselyte believers conquered, in a few centuries, a territory spreading from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Multicultural and […]