Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will analyze the architecture of the Alhambra in Spain.

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Terms to Know
  • Ibn Zamrak

    Famous poet and statesman for Granada, Al-Andalus; his narratives of his writings decorate fountains, i.e. the Fountain of the Lions and palaces.

  • Mirador

    Spanish, an architectural term, a balcony built on an upper floor to assist with an open view.

  • Muqarnas

    Islamic or Persian architecture, a type of corbel decorative projecting element.