"A 16th Century Mosque" tells the story of the commissioning and building of the Suleymaniye mosque in Constantinople (Istanbul), one of the masterpieces of Islamic architecture. It describes the religious, educational and charitable activities carried out in the mosque, and the role of the mosque in the life of the Muslim community. It outlines the early history of Islam, and the basic features of Muslim beliefs and traditions. Superb cutaway illustrations and pinpoint enlargements accompany the text. Informative captions, maps, a complete glossary and an index enhance the book's educational value.
This is Book 12 in the Spectacular Visual Guides Series. See all Spectacular Visual Guides books here.
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Fiona Macdonald, the author, is a historian specialising in writing books for the children's market. Her previous titles include Step into the Aztec and Maya Worlds.More about Fiona MacDonald
Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England. He has written over twenty books, including It's Fun to Draw Farm Animals and It's Fun to Draw Safari Animals . He has done many book designs, layouts, and storyboards in many styles, including cartoons for numerous books, posters, and advertisements. He lives with his wife and threeMore about Mark Bergin