Unformatted text preview: -Roof – Flat, wooden-Decorative touches – Like Damascus, extensively decorated with glass mosaic and marble panels.-Malwiya – spiral tower and European ziggurats (which way does the relationship go?)-Samarra becomes a palace city with race courses, gardens, zoos, and other important amenities of an urban environment, reserved for the use of the royal household.-Imact – Even by their rivals (the Umayyads of Spain), Samarra is picked up as a model of ambition.-Influence – More influenced by Persians-...
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- Great Mosque, History of Iraq, Samarra, Great Mosque of Samarra, outer baked brick