The arts related to the religion of Islam. In the 8th and 9th centuries a specifically Islamic style developed, which spread across the Middle East, India, North Africa and Spain with the Muslim conquests.
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Arts of the Islamic World
A guide to a permanent exhibition presented by the Smithsonian Institution, covering calligraphy, books, and abstract design.
Islamic Arts and Architecture
From Mesopotamian coins to Moorish palaces, this educational website offers a fascinating introduction to the Muslim world.
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