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History and Development of the Islamic Mosque Presented by Guy T. Fernandez Art 105

Place of prostration

(Zazaodh, photo)


(Wikipedia, photo)

Qibla: Arabic word for the direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays

(Khan, photo)

Mecca, Saudi Arabia

(Morrison World Media, photo)

Kaaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

(Wikipedia, photo)


(Nagpal, photo)

The Basilica of Hagia Sophia, completed 537 Holy (Hagia) Wisdom (Sophia), Istanbul, Turkey

(conservapedia, photo)

Hagia Sophia, Minarets added 1453

(Tales of brave Ulysses, photo)

Hagia Sophia interior

(hagia-sophia, photo)


Interior with modern scaffolding



Apse mosaic of the Theotokos (Virgin Mother and Child)

(Wikipedia, photo)

The DeĂŤsis mosaic with Christ as ruler

Hagia Sophia in pop culture 1963

(UGO entertainment, photo)

Great Mosque of Samarra, Iraq 847-852 ziggurat style Biggest (was)

(The Washington Post, photo)

Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmed Mosque) Istanbul, Turkey

Works Cited Nagpal, Sahil. “Slight Injuries in Mecca Hotel Fire.” Top News In. 19 Jun. 2008. 21 Sep. 2010. Khan, Riz. “Security Tight at Hajj in Mecca.” CNN. 3 Apr. 1998. 19 Sep. 2010. Zazaodh. Beliefs in Islam: Islamic Prayer. 2010. 19 Sep. 2010. Morrison World Media: Morning Post. 4 Sep. 2010. 19 Sep. 2010. Tales of brave Ulysses. 21 June 2007. 19 Sep. 2010. Manchanda, Sukhpreet, “Turkish police arrest 40 to bust organ trafficking ring – reports.” Top News In. 30 Sept. 2009. 19 Sept. 2010, “HAGIA SOPHIA.” 2010 Conservapedia, “HAGIA SOPHIA.” Wikipedia, “Kaaba at night.” 5 June 2009 Wikipedia, “Mecca Direction Equidistant.” 17 July 2009 UGO entertainment, “From Russia with Love.” 2010 The Washington Post, “Day in Photos.” 1996-2010 Wikipedia, “Hagia Sophia Interior Virgin.” 2007 World capital institute, “Istanbul_Map.gif.” 10 March 2009

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