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Unformatted text preview: - House of the Prophet (Medina) (03) Mosque Characteristics- Sahn : courtyard- Minaret : towers to "call the faithful"- Haram : prayer hall- Qibla : prayer wall & Mihrabs (niches) oriented to Mecca- Maqsura : domed or vaulted space for special persons- Combined prayer with secular functions: school, commercial (04) Regional Variations of Mosques- Columnar (hypostyle) Prayer Hall (Arabia, Africa & Spain): Cordoba, Spain- Domed prayer hall (Asia Minor or Anatolia modern Turkey )- Central court with "iwans" (Persia and Central Asia)- Courtyard with three domes (India)- Pavilions set in courtyards (China) (05) Palaces and Secular Building- Alhambra Palace, Granada, Spain: fortress/palace- Bazaar: covered commercial space...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ARC 1701 taught by Professor Cappellari during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.
- Summer '08