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- Mihrab (Arabic: محراب‎, miḥrāb, pl. محاريب maḥārīb), (Persian: مهرابه‎, mihrāba), is a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla...
- (finished in 958) and his son Al-Hakam II added a richly-decorated new mihrab and maqsura section (finished in 971). The mosque was converted to a cathedral...
- Muhammad's and acts as the functional mihrab, whereas Muhammad's mihrab is a "commemorative" mihrab. Besides the mihrab, the mosque also has other niches...
- expansion, he pulled down the mosque and rebuilt it with the exception of the mihrab. It was under his au****es that the construction of the minaret began. In...
- known as jumaʿ. Mosque buildings typically contain an ornamental niche (mihrab) set into the wall that indicates the direction of Mecca (qiblah), ablution...
- the mihrab or prayer niche and is flanked by two smaller columns. There are a total of seventeen columns in the structure, excluding the mihrab. One...
- Mihrab Khan (died 1649) was a military commander in Safavid Iran. A member of the Mirimanidze clan, he is first mentioned as serving as the governor of...
- mats is forbidden. For Muslims, when praying, a niche, representing the mihrab of a mosque, at the top of the mat must be pointed to the Islamic center...
- During the Early Muslim and Ayyubid periods it was known in Arabic as Mihrab Dawud, lit. 'David's prayer place/upper room'. During the 2nd century BCE...
- capitals of the engaged columns around the mihrab are carved from stucco rather than marble. On either side of the mihrab are two tall arched openings: one led...
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