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architecture of the fatimid islamic arts and architecture - mahdiya and al mansuriya when ubaidallah seized power in ifriqiya in 910 at first he moved into the aghlabid palace city of raqqada but political turmoil induced him to look for somewhere else, islamic architecture abbasid period - under theabbasid caliphate 750 1258 which succeeded the umayyads 661 750 in 750 the focal point of islamic political and cultural life shifted eastward from syria to iraq where in 762 baghdad the circular city of peace madinat al salam was founded as the new capital the c abbasids later also established another city north of baghdad called samarra an abbreviation of the, the fatimid empire the edinburgh history of the islamic - the fatimid empire in north africa egypt and syria was at the centre of the political and religious history of the islamic world in the middle ages from the breakdown of the abbasid empire in the tenth century to the invasions of the seljuqs in the eleventh and the crusaders in the twelfth leading up to its extinction by saladin, islamic art and visual culture an anthology of sources - islamic art and visual culture is a collection of primary sources in translation that serve as evidence for visual and cultural history these essential translations are taken from sources as diverse as the qur an court chronicles letters technical treatises on calligraphy and painting imperial memoirs endowment deeds legal judgments foreign travel accounts and city management manuals, north african history realhistoryww com - ancient man and his first civilizations north african history excluding egypt in many cases the demographic history of north africa closely parallels that of the united states in that europeans and in this case turks also first colonize and then the descendants of the colonizers fight a war of liberation from their original homelands for sole claim to the conquered territories and as, decadence rome and romania the emperors who weren t and - decadence rome and romania the emperors who weren t and other reflections on roman history what do you think of the state of romania does it stand as from the beginning or has it been diminished doctrina jacobi nuper baptizati