This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: the Selimiye Cami at Edirne? 3. Discuss how geometric, botanical and calligraphic motifs are combined in the design of the Koran frontispiece from 14 th century Mamluk Egypt. What other examples of Islamic art reveal similar combinations? Materials and Techniques 1. What materials and techniques were used to make the 13 th century pen box from Persia and why were they used? 2. Discuss the technique used in making a knotted Persian carpet. How is this different that a Turkish pile carpet or kilim? Compare and Discuss 1. Compare the architectural form and artistic program of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem with that of San Vitale in Ravenna. 2. Compare the 13 th century silk tapestry of the Banner of Las Navas de Tolosa with the 14 th century Mamluk Koran frontispiece . Although these artworks are in different media and from different parts of the Islamic world, what features of their design are characteristic of Islamic art?...
View Full Document
- Spring '11
- Islam, Nizami Kilim Koran Kufic madrasas Mecca miminatures Minbar mirador Mosque muqarnas Naskhi Nasrid Ogival, Vocabulary Abbasid Dynasty aniconic Arabesque Caliph Calligraphy Hadith Horseshoe arch Imam Islam iwan Kaaba Khamsa, 14th century Mamluk