ART 154 Midterm Study Guide 2

ART 154 Midterm Study Guide 2 - The Mosques Dome of the...

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The Mosques Dome of the Rock Great Mosque of Damascus Location: Damascus, Syria Date: 715 Creator: Al-Walid I Period: Umayyad Characteristics: Hypostyle mosque, began with syncretism of Christians and Muslims, vegetal themes mosaics, symmetry, depiction of landscapes as paradise and Umayyad territories Mosque of Samarra Location: Iraq Date: 851 Creator: al-Mu'tasim, al-Mutawakil later Period: Abbasid Characteristics: Spiraled minaret made of mud brick, beveled carvings in stucco (palace), fortified with semicircle bastions, axel arrangement of mosque, minaret emphasizes linear direction in front of mihrab Location: Jerusalem Date: 691 Creator: ‘Abd al-Malik Period: Umayyad Characteristics: Byzantine wall mosaics, jeweled plants, inscriptions that referred to Jesus and Mary, representation of a mirage, situated on elevated platform, ambulatory space, rich interior, cut stones in bains and gold mosaic, double shelled dome.
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Great Mosque of Qayrawan (Kairouan) Location: Medina Date: Late 9
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course ART 154 taught by Professor Anderson during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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