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Islam: From Medina to the Magreb and from the Indes to Istanbul

Islam: From Medina to the Magreb and from the Indes to Istanbul

Islam: From Medina to the Magreb and from the Indes to Istanbul

$110.00

Tadgell, Christopher

Cl. New York, 2008

Islamic architecture has its source in the ubiquitous courtyard house, while the development of the mosque as both place of worship and the centre of the community, it forms a response to the requirements of prayer set out in the Koran, was given a range of forms as the conquests of Islam came up against the traditions of Egypt, Persia, India and China.

668 pp., 900 color photos, 700 drawings. 77440