Architectural sketches by Pascal Coste « Islamic Arts and Architecture
Xavier Pascal Coste (26 November 1787 - 8 February 1879) was a French architect, born in Marseille, France. Coste greatly admired the Islamic architecture of Egypt and through his work hoped to share this love with his European audience.
Contro la volgarizzazione
René Guénon La stupidità che si riscontra oggi in tanti uomini, e diremmo anzi nella maggior parte di essi, via via che si generalizza e si accentua la decadenza intellettuale propria dell’ultimo p…
Drawings of Islamic Buildings
The Alhambra is an ancient mosque, palace and fortress complex built by the Moorish monarchs of Granada, in southern Spain. The name is probably derived from the colour of the sun-dried tapia of which the outer walls are built.
Charles Pierron - Interior of a Mosque in Cairo [1840s]
Charles Pierron (1893 – 1958) was a French artist. [Watercolour, gouache, partially lacquered, 45.4 x 37.4 cm] gandalfsgallery.blogspot.com/2011/08/charles-pierron-inte...
Hashish and other psychoactive substances in the Islamic World | Cannabis Culture
CANNABIS CULTURE – While there are a number of local differences, the use of cannabis with a varying intensity has had a time-honored role in many Muslim countries. Mystic use of cannabis continued in Persia through the late Zoroastrian period and into the early Islamic times. The earlier use and its continuation in the earlyRead More