Saracenic architecture

Saracenic architecture
мавританская сарацинская архитектура

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  • saracenic architecture — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : the architecture of the Muhammadans consisting chiefly of mosques and tombs and characterized by decorated surfaces, bulbous domes, and horseshoe, pointed, and multifoil arches compare moorish architecture * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saracenic — Sar a*cen ic, Saracenical Sar a*cen ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to the Saracens; as, Saracenic architecture. Saracenic music. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • architecture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Building design Nouns 1. architectural or building design, form; architectural or structural engineering; landscape architecture or gardening; architectonics. See building. 2. (architectural styles) a.… …   English dictionary for students

  • Overhang (architecture) — The overhang above, 16th century Tomb of Salim Chishti, Fatehpur Sikri, India An overhang in architecture is a protruding structure which may provide protection for lower levels. Overhangs on two sides of Pennsylvania Dutch barns protect doors,… …   Wikipedia

  • Moorish architecture — noun a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe shaped arches • Syn: ↑Moorish • Derivationally related forms: ↑Moorish (for: ↑Moorish) • Hypernyms: ↑architec …   Useful english dictionary

  • arabic architecture — noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st A : the Saracenic architecture of the Arab dominions established in Syria and Egypt during the 1st century after the hegira (A.D. 622 722) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chennai architecture — is a confluence of many architectural styles. From ancient Dravidian temples built by the Pallavas, to the Indo Saracenic style (pioneered in Madras) of the colonial era, to 20th century steel and chrome of skyscrapers. Chennai has a colonial… …   Wikipedia

  • Moorish Revival architecture — The Scroll and Key Society Tomb at Yale University Moorish Revival or Neo Moorish is one of the exotic revival architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake of the Romanticist fascination with all… …   Wikipedia

  • Indo-Saracenic — (from Saracen, an archaic name for Muslims used by the British), also known as Indo Gothic , was a style of architecture used by British architects in the late 19th century in India. It drew elements from native Indian architecture, and combined… …   Wikipedia

  • Gothic Revival architecture — Notable Neo Gothic edifices: top: Palace of Westminster, London; left: Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh; right: Sint Petrus en Pauluskerk, Ostend …   Wikipedia

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