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Architecture of the Alhambra

Architecture of the Alhambra

Author: Aleisha Olson
Identify important architectural elements of Alhambra.
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Image of Alhambra, Public Domain,;  Image of Court of Lions, Alhambra, Spain, Creative Commons,; Image of Mirador of Lindaraja, Alhambra, Spain, Creative Commons,; Image of Muqarnas Vault, Alhambra, Spain, Creative Commons,

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.


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


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