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Imperial city. The three-story pagoda was originally built as a minaret. 2. Even though the population of Muslims in China are relatively low there are many Hui people from NW China who are practicing Muslims. 3. Both Chinese and Arabic calligraphy writing can be found in the mosque in fusion of style the Chinese call Sini. Hagia Sophia Built in 537 AD at the beginning of the Middle Ages. This was built at Constantinople. As the Byzantine Empire was decreasing financially and by size, this church was one of the few things that was maintained and in good condition. It turned from an orthodox church in mosque, and in doing so it survived. The mosque became a symbol of authority, a symbol of sultan’s power of the city. In doing the conversion to orthodox to a mosque they covered up the mosaics on the wall. They covered it up not because they didn’t think Christ as a prophet, but due to the fact of the prohibition of figural imagery in a religious space Great Mosque of Cordoba Muslim Iberia including most of Spain, Portugal, and a small section of Southern France, in
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