Graphic Novel - Islamic

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  • Muslims are the group of people who worshiped their God(Allah) in the mosques. The Imam would preach the sermon. Imam were not priest because they were not ordain. This is where the Muslims gather for prayer.
  • The first Muslims to arrive in Córdoba shared a church with Christians. This was later demolished to make way for the famous mosque.In the thirteenth century the Christians recaptured the city and converted part of the inside of the mosque into a cathedral. Then, in the sixteenth century, a second cathedral was built within the mosque,this time by cutting away the middle to erect traditional high vault.
  • Rumi later founded his own mystical community in the spirit of Shams ad-Din and composed his greatest work, a collection of verses called Masnavi-I Ma’navi(“Rhyming Couplets of Spiritual Meaning”). Was a 13th-century Persian poet.Iranians, Turks, Afghans, Tajiks, and other Central Asian Muslims as well as the Muslims of South Asia have greatly appreciated his spiritual legacy in the past seven centuries.His poems have been widely translated into many of the world's languages and transposed into various formats.
  • When grapes turn to wine, they long for our ability to change. When stars wheel around the North Pole, they are longing for our growing consciousness.
  • Wine got drunk with us, not the other way. The body developed out of us, not we from it. We are bees, and our body is a honeycomb. We made the body, cell by cell we made it. - Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  • Archeologists have found inscriptions that show a close relationship between Arabic scripts and some earlier scripts, such as the Canaanite and Aramaic Nabataean alphabets that were found in the north of the Arabian Peninsula. These inscriptions were date to the 14th century BC.
  • Islamic calligraphy, or Arabic calligraphy, is the artistic practice of handwriting , based upon the Arabic language and alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic cultural heritage.
  • A major influence that Islam has had on the world was its architecture.The most recognized building in the religion of Islam is the mosque. Islam has spread all around the world, which in meant mosques were built in all these areas in order for Muslims to have a place of worship.Part of Islamic architecture is extroverted building, which involves windows looking out onto streets wherever possible
  • Beginning with the migration of Muhammad and his followers to Mecca (A.D. 622), also known as the Hijrah, the quasidah or ode was similar to Quran. Writers at the time of pre-Islamic poetry were considered to be lacking the knowledge and authority necessary to be writing such poetry, leading to the period of time to be called the “Age of Ignorance”. This time period caused tension amongst the early Islamic world, since the ode style of writing was seen as profane to the sacred text of the Quran.
  • It changed the world because the poetry influenced many different culture.This includes Iranians, Turks, Afghans, Tajiks, and other Central Asian Muslims as well as the Muslims of South Asia. They greatly appreciated his spiritual legacy in the past seven centuries. His poems have been widely translated into many of the world's languages and transposed into various formats.
  • Arabic calligraphy is still today one of the most widely acknowledged arts and continues to develop both in traditional methods as well as in digital and computer-generated arts. Arabic calligraphers from around the world continue to develop their own styles and artwork based on existing scripts and their own letters and scripts.
  • Arabic calligraphy was originally a tool for communication, but with time, it began to be used in architecture, decoration and coin design. Its evolution into these major roles was a reflection of the early Muslims’ need to avoid, as their beliefs required, figures and pictorials that were used as idols before Islam was established in the Arabian Peninsula.
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