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Islam: Art and Architecture free pdf "Islam, the second largest and the youngest of the major world religions, has changed the world and left its mark on human history since the appearance of the prophet Mohammed in the seventh century.
This book follows the historical development of the Islamic dynasties and regions, showing the variety of their forms of artistic expression from the beginning until today. From decorative elements of buildings to calligraphy and the embellishment of everyday objects, ornamentation, that most characteristic Islamic art form, is displayed in an extraordinary rich range of ways. The contributions of important scholars bring to life before our very eyes this culture, which belongs next to Greek and Roman antiquity as one of the pillars of our modern society.
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About Markus Hattstein

Markus Hattstein studied sociology, philosophy and religious studies. He has written various books in the field of architecture, history of art and architecture and lives in Berlin as a freelance author and editor.

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Author : Markus Hattstein
Publisher : Ullmann Publishing
Data Published : 15 May 2013
ISBN : 3848003805
EAN : 9783848003808
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 624 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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