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Chapter 13: The Islamic World Examine the origins and roots of the Islamic faith that are manifest in the art and architecture. Understand the near Eastern artistic traditions that shape original forms in the art of Islam. Understand and cite architectural developments and the terminology of Islamic religious, funerary and other structures. Examine the media, techniques and designs that are specific to the art of Islam, particularly in the luxury arts. Understand the contributions of Islamic art and ideas to later western art and culture. 13.1 Rise of Islam: Early Islamic Architecture and Art Examine the origins and roots of the Islamic faith that are manifest in the art and architecture. Understand the near Eastern artistic traditions that shape original forms in the art of Islam. Understand and cite architectural developments and the terminology of Islamic religious, funerary and other structures. Examine the media, techniques and designs that are specific to the art of Islam, particularly in the luxury arts. Understand the contributions of Islamic art and ideas to later western art and culture. Understand the earliest Islamic architecture as derived from the beliefs and traditions of Muslims. Understand the near Eastern artistic traditions that shape original forms in the art of Islam. Understand the various formal design elements that apply to Islamic art and why they are important. Understand and cite architectural developments and the terminology of Islamic religious, funerary and other structures. 13.2 Late Islamic Arts and Architecture Examine the media, techniques and designs that are specific to the art of Islam, particularly in the luxury arts. Understand the contributions of Islamic art and ideas to later western art and culture. Explore the art of calligraphy, delicate tile and mosaic, and carpet weaving in their expression of Islamic ideas. Understand the importance of the written and decorative page. Examine the extraordinary Islamic tile and mosaic designs. Understand the carpet tradition and its expression of faith. Chapter Discussion Questions What is the role of art and architecture in the Islamic world? What do you think are the most impressive visual qualities of Islamic art? What are some of the unique feature of Islamic mosques, mausoleums and madrasas? Multiple Choice 1. It is said Muslims worship Allah directly without a hierarchy of clergy acting as intermediaries. However during communal gatherings, the imam would stand on a stepped pulpit or ___________. a. maqsura b. mihrab c. qibla d. minbar Answer: d 2. The coming of a new religion to Jerusalem, a city sacred to both Jews and Christians, is marked by a monument known as the ____________.... View Full Document

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