Chapter 8 Islamic Art

Chapter 8 Islamic Art - Chapter 8: Islamic Art Qur'an...

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Chapter 8: Islamic Art Qur’an (“Recitation”) Islam (Submission) Muslim Muhammed- given prophecies from God and recites them. Eventually written down in the Qur’an by his followers Caliphs (Caliphate)- successor of Muhammed. Get authority from Muhammed. Arabic people unified by Islam 5 Pillars of Islam Proclaim Allah as one God, Muhammed as His Prophet Prayer facing Mecca Giving alms Observance of Ramadan Pilgrimage to Mecca
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The Kabaa, Mecca The hajj = trip to Mecca The Kabaa = cube that encloses an altar built by Abraham to God Abraham destroyed the idols of the polytheistic religious and established monotheism
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Haram-al Sharif
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Dome of the Rock, 691, Jerusalem The place where Muhammed ascended into heaven A pilgramige here, but no prayer inside Centrally planned. Lavish interior (Byzantine, Roman, etc.)
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Mosque Architecture: The Great Mosque, Kairouan, Tunisia Enclosed prayer area Open courtyard
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ART 2385 taught by Professor Mymoseleychristian during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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