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Islamic Art and Architecture

This page introduced you to the important elements of Islamic art and architecture. Read on for activities that you can use to improve your understanding.

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Encyclopedias provide an overview and introduction to a topic. Encyclopedias are meant to get you started on a topic and can help you become familar with issues and terminology in a subject area. They will provide you with background information and additional references. They are not research documents.