as Islamic art designates one the whole of artistic bringing of the peoples out professing to the Islam.
- Umayyadenstil (662 to 750). An example of the Umayyadenstil is the 691 n. Chr. developed rock cathedral in Jerusalem.
- Abbasidenstil (749 to 1258). An example is the mosque of the Achmed Ibn Tulum in Cairo, those in the time of 876/877 to 879 n. Chr. Fatimidenstil
- ( 909 to 1171) was built, which prevailed in Egypt and Syria and is for that exemplarily the aluminium-Akmar-mosque.
- Persian-Mongolian style (13. to 15. Jhr. n. Chr.), that particularly in Iran and Transoxanien represented was
- Mamluckenstil (1250 to 1517), that in Egypt and Syria prevailed
- Mauri style (12. to 15. Century), which was represented in Spain and North Africa. One of the most important examples is the Alhambra in Granada.
- Safawidenstil (1500 to 1722) in Persia
- Mogulstil (16. to 18. Century), represented in Hindustan, most famous example is that 1630 to 1648 Taj Mahal developed in Agra
- Osmani style (14. to 19. Century) in Turkey. The 1550 are exemplary to 1557 in Istanbul Süleymaniye mosque developed.
in Islamic states like Iran also today, in particular in the architecture of representative buildings, an Islamic art style is still maintained, about whose aesthetic value one can argue however in individual cases. Here elements from the traditional Islamic ornamental art are transferred into a modern stylistic idiom and with modern means (e.g. Civil engineering) converted, unfortunately occasionally in megalomanischem yardstick. A representative of modern Islamic architecture in Iran is coming RAM Diba.
- Markus Hattstein, Peter Delius (Hrsg.): Islam. Art and architecture. Könemann, Cologne 2000, ISBN 3-89508-846-3
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