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What structure broke the Islamic trend of terror vacui?
The Dome of the Rock is build on a ___x___ grid
Structure built outside Bagdad
This structure used to have exterior support sturctures with bath houses and latrines
What on the Azhar mosque represents wealthy donors
Fear of empty space
Year dome of the rock was built
Year great mosque of damascus was built
Muhammed was exiled for ___ years
What structure has mosaics of pots with vines going through crowns on its dome
Mosque of Samarra has _____around edges
Structure built by Bassids, Islamic caliphates
Mosque next to Hagia Sophia
Structure that was the first great Umayyad monument
Location of dome of the rock
This structure was blown up in 2005
Structure that the mosque design was inspired by
How many laborers did it take to build the Taj Mahal
The gardens in the Taj Mahal courtyard mimick
How many streams are in the gardens of the Taj Mahal
The House of the Prophet was built in
Taj Mahal is a
The Alhambra is located in
Direction of prayer
Largest califphate, 661-750 AD
Blocks that make up an arch
Which structure was built on the foundation of a christian basilica that had been dedicated to john the baptist
Structure that is a mountaintop palace
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Poets drop petal and speak poems
What type of glass was used in the Suleymaniye Mosque
Suleymaniye Mosque commissioned by what type of ruler?
Which structure has a treasury in the center?
The Dome of the Rock is not a
The treasury is supported by
What differs the badshahi mosque from the others we've studied?
Year Mosque of Samarra was built
Taj Mahal was built by
Carved alabaster and stone lattice over window
Screened in area for califph
Suleymaniye Mosque in the city of
Texture in corners
What architectural trait did the Suleymaniye Mosque not have added that the Hagia Sophia did?
Taj Mahal is in the city of
The House of the Prophet is in the city of
What type of interior decoration was used in the Suleymaniye Mosque
the great mosque of damascus was built by
Suleymaniye Mosque built by
Object that shows direction of prayer
Structure with gothic church on top
This structure had a minaret that was not very funcitonal, mainly symbolic
Religious school where men would study Arabic, Qu'ran and law
Structure with gleaming white marble walls, colored marble inserts and shallow relief
Ismpiration for Dome of the Rock
Suleymaniye Mosque built in year
The Kaaba is surrounded by
Term for 'no scenes or pictures'

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