Damascus, the capital of Syria, is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

Mosque in Damascus, the capital of Syria. Damascus is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

Rumeli Hisarı, Istanbul, pentax k10d

Rumeli Hisarı

Sitarah (curtain) for the door of the Ka‘bah, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmejid I, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated 1263 AH (1846-7 AD); black silk, with coloured silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

Curtain for the Holy Ka’ba door. An Ottoman silk and metal-thread, bearing the name of Sultan Abdülmejid. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

أَلَمْ يَعْلَمْ بِأَنَّ اللَّهَ يَرَى فن الخط العربي Art of Arabic Calligraphy

"(O,) Allah'ın (her şeyi) gördüğünü bilmiyor mu?

Kaaba-Map of the Masjid al-Haram. Probably the Hijaz (Arabia), 18th century.

Map of the Masjid al-Haram. Probably the Hijaz (Arabia), century. -- part of the literary tradition surrounding the pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj)

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the city of Ferrara

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the city of Ferrara, from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum / Por Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Trapped Cat and the Frightened Mouse (Rat ?)", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna, 18th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Egypt or Syria; Islamic. The Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck Collection, Gift of Alice Heeramaneck, 1981 (1981.373.81) #cats

Kalila wa Dimna folio of illuminated manuscripts, an arabic rendition from Syria or Egypt based on the ancient Indian 'Panchatantra' a collection of Animal Fables.

Topkapi, Baghdad Pavillion, View from Interior, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey Culture, Famous Architecture, Islamic Architecture, Turkey Travel, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish Delight, Baghdad, Mille, Mosque

Kaaba- Kabe-Ottoman Certificate for Hajj (Pilgrimage) 1908

DesertRose,,, Kaaba- Kabe-Ottoman Certificate for Hajj (Pilgrimage) 1908

The Sassanian Empire at its greatest extent, under Khosrau II (c.550 - 628).

Sassanian Empire 621 A.D - Sasanian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kaaba-Kabe-An Ottoman Illustratınon of Mecca, Probably From a Manuscript of Muhyi Al-Din Lari's Futuh Al-Haramayn, Turkey, 18Th Century

An Ottoman illustration of Mecca, probably from a manuscript of Muhyi al-Din Lari’s Futuh al-Haramayn, Turkey, century

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