Mosques over 50 years old. The history of mosques.
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Islamic Architecture Tutorial
An on-line tutorial from San Jose State University focussed on the architecture of the Ottoman Empire, and other buildings with great significance in Islam, organized on a timeline.
Tore Kjeilen explains the significance of the mosque to Muslims, its history, development and use, in an article for the Encyclopaedia of the Orient.
Mosque of Amr Ibn El-As
The Egyptian Tourism Ministry provides an illustrated history and description of the oldest mosque in Egypt, founded in 642 AD and rebuilt several times subsequently.
Great Buildings Online provides images and information on famous mosques in Turkey, Syria and North Africa.
Mosques Around the World
IslamiCity presents photographs of outstanding mosques, both historic and modern, arranged by continent.
Photographs and brief history of this mosque built in 1935 by Indian Muslim traders.
Sinan Mosques in Istanbul
Chuck Newman's photographs of his tour around the mosques designed by the famed 16th-century architect.
Wikipedia: Great Mosque of Djenné
Information on the world's largest mud-brick building, in Mali. Sections on its history, design and significance, plus pictures.
Wikipedia: Suleiman Mosque
Illustrated history and description from the online collaborative encyclopedia of this grand mosque in Istanbul, built on the order of Suleiman I to a design by Sinan which reflected the nearby Hagia Sophia.
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