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Studies in Islamic art and architecture

American University at Cairo. Center for Arabic Studies.

Studies in Islamic art and architecture

in honour of Professor K. A. C. Creswell.

by American University at Cairo. Center for Arabic Studies.

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Published by Published for the Center for Arabic Studies by the American University in Cairo Press in Cairo] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Islamic,
  • Architecture, Islamic

  • Edition Notes

    StatementContributions by C. L. Geddes [and others.
    ContributionsCreswell, Keppel Archibald Cameron, 1879-, Geddes, C. L. 1928-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 291p.
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23372152M

    For Studying Islam and the Diverse Perspectives of Muslims. Information for the study of Islam, Qur'an, hadith, the Sunnah, Shi'ism and Heterodox Movements Sufism and Sufi Poetry Islam in the modern world, militant Islam, jihad, Islamist or extremist Muslims, and terrorism, Islam in Iraq, Muslim women, Islamic art, architecture, music, as well as Islamic history, theology, philosophy, and.


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Center for Arabic Studies. Studies in Islamic art and architecture. Cairo] Published for the Center for Arabic Studies by the American University in Cairo Press, Islamic Art generally refers to work made beginning in the 7th century, a period when the Islamic faith was first developing under the prophet Muhammad, in regions in which Islam was the dominant religion.

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