Early Islamic Art. Islam means “Surrender to God “ Founded in Early Middle Ages. Mosque Features. Sahn : enclosed courtyard Quibla : prayer wall oriented toward Mecca Mihrab : niche set into the prayer wall Minbar : a pulpit from which the imam (teacher) leads the faithful. Muhammed.
Islam means “Surrender to God “
Founded in Early Middle Ages
Cover the most floor space at the
The dome in front of the Mihrab
Mihrab was reserved for the Caliph.
Mosque dome of Selim II Spain.
Sultan tugra Spain.
1602 -1616 ac Spain.
Translation of text woven into carpet: Spain.'Except for thy threshold, there is no refuge for me in all the world.Except for this door there is no resting-place for my head.The work of the slave of the portal, Maqsud Kashani.'
Oldest known carpet
2. Minarets are used to Spain.
8. The Mosque of haveSelim II was inspired by
This is an Islamic work of art. Where in the Islamic world does this painting come from? What characteristics place it within this culture?