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Moorish architecture is the articulated Islamic architecture of North Africa and parts of Spain and Portugal former Al Andalus , where the Moors were dominant between and Characteristic elements of Moorish architecture include muqarnas , horseshoe arches , voussoirs , domes, crenellated arches, lancet arches , ogee arches , courtyards, and decorative tile work known as zellij in Arabic or azulejo in Spanish and Portuguese.
The term is sometimes used to include the products of the Islamic civilisation of Southern Italy. There is archaeological evidence of an eighth-century mosque in Narbonne , France.
Nasrid Emirate of Granada — :. Alhambra , Granada, Spain - central court and gardens were a typical Moorish feature. Muqarnas in the Alhambra , Granada, Spain - muqarnas allowed for 2 dimensional patterns to be used in 3 dimensions to embellish the transition between the square base to a dome. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article's lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents. Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.
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Grolmaran Hattstein, Markus, and Peter Delius, eds. You can help by adding to it. There is archeological evidence of an hislano mosque in NarbonneFrance. This article focuses on English, French, and Spanish scholarship, while trying to balance the coverage among the various regions. For general introductions to the visual culture of the entire region in the context of Islamic art and architecture, a good place to start would be Ettinghausen, et al. Stay connected with email updates from Wellcome Collection Be the first to know about our upcoming exhibitions, events and other activities, with extra options for youth, schools and access events. Introduction This article deals with the literature on architecture and art but not archeology nor urbanism in the Islamic lands surrounding the western Mediterranean, including North Africa from Tunisia through Algeria and Morocco and briefly Sicily to Spain and Portugal.