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In textiles, the best known flat-weaves today are Turkish:
Which building were Ottoman architects like Sinan particularly inspired by?
A. The Alhambra, Granada
B. The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem
C. The Great Mosque, Cordoba
D. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
Which is the central space of a longitudinal church?
A seven-branched Jewish candleholder is called a(n):
What is a place of worship where Muslims gather on Fridays?
The pulpit from which the Imam speaks is a(n):
The focal point of an Early Christian church with its altar is the:
What is the banning or destruction of religious images called?
Which is the large semicircular element projecting from the end wall of an Early Christian church?
Which is an image of a holy person?
In Cairo, mosques were primarily illuminated with:
B. glass lamps.
C. metallic lamps.
D. electric light bulbs.
What is the angular Islamic script that developed first called?
An influence on the bowl with kufic border from Samarkand is:
A. Chinese porcelain.
B. Korean celadon.
C. Greek pottery.
D. Byzantine mosaic.
Which is an Islamic architectural decoration that appears as niche-like cells often in the transition area of wall to dome with many other decorative uses as well?
The synagogue at Dura-Europos was located in a:
A. private home.
Which of the following is a linear design based on geometric patterns and scrolling vines?
A. Kufic script
Which is NOT a type of decoration used at the Great Mosque in Cordoba?
A. Geometric motifs
B. Stylized vegetation
C. Arabic inscriptions
D. Human figures
Which was the specialized art form developed by the Ottomans to symbolize the authority of the sultan on official seals, coins, buildings, and documents?
Which Islamic art form was most well-known and accepted best in Europe?
Which is the term for a building, especially a church, which has a primary space in the middle with roughly symmetrical areas placed around it?
A. A cubiculum
B. Longitudinal plan
C. Central plan
D. A basilica