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  1. Islamic Empire Part 3

  2. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Palace of Alhambra

  3. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Alhambra (Granada, Spain) • Water and gardens symbolizing heaven

  4. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Open courtyards • Columns • Fountains and gardens

  5. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Very intricate • Muqarnas (plaster ceilings)

  6. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Lavish color

  7. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Inlaid ceilings

  8. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada

  9. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada • Use of arabesque (floral decoration) and geometric patterns. • Calligraphy

  10. 11. Al-Andalus: Granada NO human or animal figures Court of the Lions (Alhambra): one of the few depictions of animals in Islamic art.

  11. 15. Islamic Spain: the Reconquest Alcazar, Seville Palace of Pedro V of Castille (14th cent) Alcazar, Segovia. Palace of Queen Isabella of Castille (15th cent)

  12. 15. Islamic Spain: the Reconquest

  13. 15. Islamic Spain: the Reconquest

  14. 15. Islamic heritage in the West Jordan or Spain?

  15. 15. Islamic heritage in the West

  16. 16. Conclusion TRUE/ FALSE • The study of the Islamic civilization in a course about the Western World is very relevant. • The Islamic empire inherited the knowledge of the Greco Roman world. • The Islamic empire has a lot in common with the civilizations of Persia, India and pre-Islamic Arabia. • In the Renaissance the Christian kingdoms of Western Europe rediscovered the Greco Roman scientific ideas that had been preserved and translated by the scholars in the Islamic empire.