- Indo-Islamic architecture
Islamic contribution to Indian architecture is far reaching and undeniable. New modes and principles of construction were developed reflecting the religious and social needs of the adherents of Islam.
Masjid and Mandir
Prior to the Muslim incursions into India, open space in
Hindu, Buddhist, and Jainconstructions was constained by length stone slabs could be spanned across two columns.
Classes of Indo-Islamic Architecture
Sharma divides Indo-Islamic architecture into three broad classes consisting of monuments erected under patronage of the Sultans such as
Qutb-ud-din Aybak, monuments erected by governors of independent provinces, and landmark construction of the Mughals.
Sharma, Y.D. (2001). "Delhi and its Neighbourhood." New Delhi, India: Archaeological Survey of India.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Islamic architecture — The Shah Mosque, constructed in 1629, in Isfahan, Iran. Si y … Wikipedia
Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… … Universalium
Islamic studies — Part of a series on the Islamic studies Fields History Early Philosophy Early Modern Eschatology Theology Concept … Wikipedia
Islamic culture — Part of a series on Islamic culture Architecture … Wikipedia
Islamic New Year — Part of a series on Islamic culture Architecture … Wikipedia
Architecture of Lahore — The Architecture of Lahore reflects the history of Lahore and is remarkable for its variety and uniqueness. There are buildings left from the centuries ago rule of the Mughal Dynasty as well as from the era of the British Raj, whose style is a… … Wikipedia
Indo-Iranian languages — Indo Iranian Geographic distribution: Eastern Europe, Southwest Asia, Central Asia, South Asia Linguistic classification: Indo European Indo Iranian Proto language … Wikipedia
Indo-Persian culture — refers to those Persian aspects that have been integrated into or absorbed into South Asian culture, and in particular, into North India and parts of modern day Pakistan.Persian influence is introduced to India with the Islamic empires in India,… … Wikipedia
Islāmic world — Introduction prehistory and history of the Islamic community. Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… … Universalium
Architecture of Chennai — The Ripon Building, Chennai, an example of the Indo Saracenic architectural style found in the city. Chennai architecture is a confluence of many architectural styles. From ancient Dravidian temples built by the Pallavas, to the Indo Saracenic… … Wikipedia