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Family Activity Series: Spain and Northwestern Africa

Jul

19

We have come a long way and made it to the regions of Spain and Northwestern Africa! You can find Islamic influences across the globe! The item we are given to examine is a page of the Qur’an featuring Maghrib script, a decorative calligraphy, named for the area of Northwestern Africa and Spain known as Maghrib.

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Family Activity Series: Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Jul

19

We have come a long way in our quest to learn about Islamic traditions and treasures! In fact, we have come so far that we are in Bukhara, Uzbekistan, the last stop on our journey.

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Family Activity Series: Northern India

Jul

19

Welcome to our third stop in our activity series, Northern India! The item India brings us is a large illustration that belongs to a manuscript called Hamza Nama: Iskander Finds the Infant Darab in the Water.

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Ink, Silk, and Gold: The Islamic Faith

Jul

18

Islam is a major world religion that dates back to the 7th century B.C.E. Muslim tradition believes that the Prophet Muhammad was God’s messenger and was the final prophet in the lineage of Abrahamic religions. Muslims believe that God’s will was verbally revealed to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. These verbal revelations are preserved as written word within the pages of the Qur’an, the book of Islam.

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The Chef’s Canvas: Violet’s Gaze Cocktail

Jun

29

Today’s recipe is an adult beverage called Violet’s Gaze. Let’s walk through the recipe and learn how to recreate this work of art in a glass! Violet’s Gaze Serves 1 1 ¼ ounces Kappa Pisco ½ ounce Giffards crème de violet ½ ounce fresh lime juice ½ ounce fresh grapefruit juice ½ ounce simple syrup […]

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Family Activity Series: Cairo, Egypt

Jun

14

For this series, each geographical stop is paired with an item. Each item is significant and serves a specific function in ancient Islamic tradition. In order to complete each activity, please print the post and enjoy. The first stop in our activity series is Cairo, Egypt. A minbar is a pulpit that is used by the […]

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