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Tag Archives: Spain

Ink, Silk, and Gold: The Regions

Aug

22

In the cities of Cairo, Aleppo, and Damascus, architecture and art flourished under the patronage of Mamluk rulers (1250 – 1517) made rich by trade. Elaborate lamps, pulpits, and stands holding Qur’an manuscripts were present in mosques and tombs. Many ornate objects made from brass heavily inlaid with silver and copper, were used at court.

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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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Behind the Curtain

Oct

20

Written by Shawana Brooks, Guest Contributor Somewhere, Over In Mandarin Marsha Hatcher is not easy to read. First impressions with her can leave you misconstruing her high-pitched, southern, at times mumbling, monotone drawl for disdain. Her pokerface can have you wondering, if her deep dimples are there in support, or in spite of you. Her […]

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What’s Blooming? Daffodils!

Mar

22

The Daffodil, or Narcissus, as it is technically named, originated in Spain and Portugal and consists of over 50 species and about 13,000 hybrids. The ancient Greeks believed the daffodil plant originated from…

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