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Islamic Art

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will focus on the art of Islam.

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Image of Dome of the Rock, Photo by Brian Jeffery Beggerly, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Dome_of_the_Rock_2007.jpg; Image of Interior of Dome of the Rock, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MosqueOfOmar1914.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Islam

    The religious faith of Muslims with the basic principle of absolute submission to Allah.

  • Allah

    In Islam, God, the Supreme Being.

  • Muhammad

    In Islam, the prophet and messenger of Allah.

  • Mosque

    A Muslim temple or place of worship.

  • Arabesque

    A spiraling or serpentine line or motif.

  • Aniconic

    Not allowing images, or idols.