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Unformatted text preview: praying space, way to denote direction of prayer (Qibla), and protection from weather and climate.- Decorations – There were no decorations. The Muslim community showed no interest in making buildings beautiful until the reign of the caliph Abd al-Malik (4. 685-705)...
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- Saudi Arabia, Sharia, Medina, Caliph Abd al-Malik, Prophet Medina