Unformatted text preview: -Arches – horseshoe arches-Minarets -attached-Maqsura – The most lavish, prayer space reserved for ruler. Visually separated from the rest of the prayer hall by screens. o Carved marble, stucco, and elaborate mosaics-Mihrab – unprecedented for taking the form of an entire room rather than the traditional niche-1236 – Ferdinand III consecrated the mosque as the city’s cathedral. -16 th century – Gothic chapel was built into the heart of the mosque. (Red & White Voussoirs) (Lavish mihrab) (attached minaret) (Double Arcades)...
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- Winter '08
- Mosque, Great Mosque of Damascus, Minaret, Mihrab, white voussoirs