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Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir

Gertrude Lowthian Bell

Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir

a study in early Mohammadan architecture

by Gertrude Lowthian Bell

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ukheiḍar.,
  • Iraq
    • Subjects:
    • Mosques.,
    • Ukheiḍar.,
    • Iraq -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical foot-notes.

      Statementby Gertrude Lowthian Bell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1471.U5 B4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 180 p.,
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6568158M
      LC Control Number14012422
      OCLC/WorldCa5464886

      Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir. A Study In Early Mohammadan Architecture. by Bell, Gertrude Lowthian. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Fortress of Al-Ukhaidir or Abbasid palace of Ukhaider is located roughly 50 km south of Karbala, Iraq. It is a large, rectangular fortress erected in AD with a unique defensive style. Constructed by the Abbasid caliph As-Saffah's nephew Isa ibn Musa, Ukhaidir represents Abbasid architectural innovation in the structures of its.

      From her observations of Persia and Turkey she wrote her first book of travel, Safar Nameh—Persian pictures, which was published ‘reluctantly and anonymously’ in She also worked on a translation, Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir (Oxford). Hogarth, D.G. Buy Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir: A Study in Early Mohanmadan Architecture - Scholar's Choice Edition from Matt Blatt. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.

      Traveller, archaeologist, mountaineer and diplomat, Gertrude Bell () poured her extraordinary talents into a series of adventures through Europe and the Middle East. Addressing her experiences in Persia and Syria respectively, Safar Nameh () and The Desert and the Sown () are both reissued in this series. The present work, first published in and among Bell's most. Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir: A Study in Early Mohammadan Architecture, by Gertrude Lowthian Bell (Gutenberg ebook) Mesopotamian Archaeology: An introduction to the archaeology of Mesopotamia and Assyria, by Percy S. P. Handcock (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Iraq -- Civilization.


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Architectural Merits of the Palace. In many respects, Ukhaidir has been regarded as an important workshop where many elements of what was to become known as Muslim architecture were elaborated and developed upon.

Below is a summary of key developments introduced in Ukhaidir and their impact on Muslim and non-Muslim architecture. Figure 7. Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir: a Study in Early Mohanmadan Architecture [Gertrude Lowthian Bell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir: A Study in Early Mohanmadan Architecture by Bell, Gertrude Lowthian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Excerpt from Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir: A Study in Early Mohanmadan Architecture I have attempted in this book to bring together the materials, so far as they are known, which bear upon the earliest phases of Mohammedan architecture, to consider the circumstances under which it arose and the roots from which it : Copertina flessibile.

The Fortress of Al-Ukhaidir (Arabic: حصن الأخيضر ‎) or Abbasid palace of Ukhaider is located roughly 50 km south of Karbala, is a large, rectangular fortress erected in AD with a unique defensive style.

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Ukhaydir Palace (Variant) Ukhaider (Variant) Ukhaidhir (Variant) Date / AH Style period Abbasid Associated names. Kufa (place) ( CE/17 AH (Founded)) Isa ibn Musa (client) Building type baths, palatial, religious Building usage hammam, mosque, palace Coordinates Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir: a study in early Mohanmadan architecture". Palace and Mosque at Ukhaidir A Study in Early Mohammadan Architecture Paperback – Ap by Gertrude Lowthian Bell (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ Cited by: 4. The great hall, to the south of room 4, is the largest chamber in the palace.

It is 1550 metres long by 7 metres wide, but its width is increased on either side by arched recesses 140 metres deep and from 220 metres to 230 metres wide (Pl Fig. 1).These recesses, five on either side, are separated from one another by squat engaged columns set against piers which are 80 metre deep.

Among the palaces built by Abbassid Caliphs and Emirs that attracted wide interest is the Ukhaidir Palace – Iraq, a fortified living complex containing halls, courtyards, living apartments and a mosque. The palace, built between by Isa ibn Musa(endnote 10) some 75 miles Southwest of Baghdad, was a masterpiece of architectural.

Ukhaidir — Abassid Palace and Mosque. Karbala Governorate. About 50 km (31 miles) southwest of Karbala and about km (75 miles) southwest of Baghdad.

A magnificent fortress palace and mosque complex. Client/Patron: The Abbasid caliph Isa ibn Musa Dates of Site: – AD. Al-Ukhaidhir fortress, 40 km South west of Karbala.

It is a large, rectangular fortress erected in AD with a unique defensive style. Constructed by the Abbasid caliph's As-Saffah's nephew Isa ibn Musa, Ukhaidir represents architectural innovation in the structures of its courtyards, residences and mosque pins.

Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir by Gertrude Lowthian Bell; 2 editions; Subjects: Mosques, Antiquities; Places: Ukheiḍar, Iraq. Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir; a study in early Mohammadan architecture. [Gertrude Lowthian Bell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Get this from a library. Palace and mosque at Ukhaidir: a study in early Mohanmadan architecture. [Gertrude Lowthian Bell] -- This volume contains a history and description of the excavation of the eighth-century palace and mosque at Ukhaidir, in what is modern-day Iraq.

palace and mosque at ukhaidir. a study in early mohammadan architecture. oxford: clarendon press,   • TRANSVERSE ARCH: – First time used in the palace of Ukhaidir, Baghdad.

– The use of the transverse arch over the nave not only provided greater safety and durability but also gave the final shape of the nave especially in terms of height and roof. AL-AQSA MOSQUE INSPIRED THE CRUSADERS TO IMITATE THE MUSLIM POINTED ARCH IN EUROPE.

Dec 6, KARBALA, Iraq — The once-mighty Fortress of Al-Ukhaidir is wasting away in the desert of great palace, which Abbasid Prince Isa ibn Musa built for his retirement from politics, is crumbling from lack of maintenance. Its internal and external structures collapsed as the strong wind in the desert washed away its extremities, and its foundations have weakened because.PALACE AND MOSQUE AT UKHAIDIR was pierced on the northern side and tho congregation faced Mekkah (i.e.

south). Improvements were carried out by Uthman and later by al-Walid. The earliest mosques were built on columns, the earliest extant example of a mosque with the arches resting on piers, being, Miss Bell says, probably that at Harran.books on her travels in the region, as well as important archaeological work on the Byzantine churches at Binbirkillise in Turkey (The Thousand and One Churches) and the Islamic palace at Ukhaidir (Palace and Mosque at Introduction.