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The Dark Age of Islamic Painting Actually, also the golden age of Islamic culture Architecture, calligraphy and decorative arts  flourished But painting was somewhat taboo Totally absent in religious monuments Figural representation of humans was minimal Animal imagery slowly appeared, mainly in  metalwork
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The Dark Age of Islamic Painting This period spans the classical era of Islamic  history Abbasids (Iraq) Syria) Seljuks (Turkey) Other dynasties (India, Maghreb, Andalus,  etc.)
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Great Mosque of Samarra ( c . 852)
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Samarra & Ibn Tulun
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Al-Aqmar Mosque (1125)
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Cathedral of St. John (1115)
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Unformatted text preview: Cathedral of St. John (1115) Masjid al-Omari (1291) Domed Mausolea in Iran Ghazni (11 th C) & Konye Urgench (12 th C) Qutb Minar 1193 1386 Mamluk Architecture Architecture of Al-Andalus Calligraphy in Architecture 7 th Century Hijazi Qurans 8 th Century Kufic Qurans 8 th Century Uthman Quran (Tashkent) 9 th Century Kufic Qurans The Blue Quran Andalusian & Egyptian Qurans Quranic Frontispieces Quranic Frontispieces Ottoman Qurans Ceramics Iznik Ceramics Porcelain Glasswork Woodwork Metalwork Carpets Rock Crystal Metalwork Metalwork Persian Ceramic...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course CS 251 taught by Professor Hadimaktabi during the Fall '09 term at American University of Beirut.

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