shape that looks like an upside-down "U."
style and design of buildings or open spaces.
decorative handwriting or script.
important regional church.
arch with circular shapes cut into its interior.
Dome of the Rock
Islamic shrine in Jerusalem, Israel.
state or territory under the authority of an emir, or Islamic leader.
type of painted pottery that has a tin glaze.
natural or artificial cave.
interior (smaller) part of an arch.
religion based on the words and philosophy of the prophet Mohammed.
arch that has a generally rounded shape, although it can be pointed or lobed. Also called a Moorish arch or horseshoe arch.
school where Muslim theology is taught.
construction made of stone or brick.
region of southwest Asia and northeast Africa.
tower used to call Muslim worshippers to prayer.
people and culture native to North Africa, blending Arab and Berber cultures, who established a major civilization on the Iberian Peninsula between 756-1492.
place of worship in the Muslim or Islamic religion.
theme or subject that reappears in a work of art.
decorative stone or brickwork jutting out from a wall, used in Islamic architecture.
holy book of the Islamic religion.
narrow, thread-like part of some plants that usually winds around something to help support the stem or main part of the plant.
Creating Roman- and Moorish-style arches
Moorish Architecture in Spain