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The minarets of Cairo : Islamic architecture from the Arab conquest to the end of the Ottoman Empire /

by Behrens-Abouseif, Doris
, Islamic architecture from the Arab conquest to the end of the Ottoman Empire /
Additional authors: Warner, Nicholas | O'Kane, Bernard
Published by : I.B. Tauris, (London ; | New York :) Physical details: xvi, 352 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 34 cm ISBN:9781848855397 (hbk.).
Subject(s): Minarets -- Egypt -- Cairo | Islamic architecture -- Egypt -- Cairo | Cairo (Egypt) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Year: 2010
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Non-fiction NA6083 .B44 2010 (Browse shelf) c. 1 Available a31111000039541

Includes bibliographical references and index

The call to prayer and the muezzin -- Functions and use of the minaret -- Placement -- Construction and materials -- Architecture and decoration -- Epigraphy -- The minaret depicted / by Nicholas Warner -- Early history and formation of the minaret in Cairo -- Mamluk minarets -- Minarets under Ottoman rule -- Provincial minarets in Egypt -- The minaret of Sultan Qaytbay at the Mosque of the Prophet in Medina

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