This lesson discusses the art and architecture of the Alhambra in Granada, Spain.
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.
Famous poet and statesman for Granada, Al-Andalus; his narratives of his writings decorate fountains, i.e. the Fountain of the Lions and palaces.
Image of Alhambra, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alhambra_hill_over_Granada_Spain.jpg; Image of Court of Lions, Alhambra, Spain, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:80525560_0eb2c1d54a_o.jpg; Image of Mirador of Lindaraja, Alhambra, Spain, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ventanas_con_arabescos_en_la_Alhambra.JPG; Image of Muqarnas Vault, Alhambra, Spain, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ceiling_in_Alhambra.JPG