Jameh Mosque (Isfahan, 15th century)

Jameh Mosque (Isfahan, 15th century)

Its architectural solutions and ornamentation rank this mosque among the masterpieces of Islamic art.

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Jameh mosque, ISFAHAN, mosque, church, Muslim, Islam, religion, building, Iran, dome, minaret, bow down, prayer

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  • Who was the founder of Islam?
  • Who is Muhammad in Islam?
  • What does the word 'prophet' mean?
  • What does the religious term 'Islam' mean?
  • Which was the first year of the Islamic calendar?
  • Through which archangel did Muhammad receive his first revelation?
  • What type of religion is Islam?
  • Is it true that Islam, Judaism and Christianity have common roots?
  • Is it true that Islam does not recognise the prophets of the other monotheistic religions?
  • Which is NOT one of the five pillars of Islam?
  • Where was Muhammad born?
  • How many circles do pilgrims have to walk around the Kaaba during\nthe Hajj?
  • What colour is the sacred stone built into the Kaaba shrine?
  • How did the Black Stone of the Kaaba turn from white to black (according to legend)?
  • What was the title of the successors of Muhammad?
  • What is the tall, thin tower which is a distinctive feature of Islamic architecture called?
  • Why is there a fountain and/or a pool in the courtyards of mosques?
  • Which direction do Muslims have to face during prayer?
  • What is the holy book of Islam called?
  • What is written in the Quran, according to Muslim believers?
  • What is the term used for believers of Islamic faith?
  • What is a religious leader of Islam called?
  • What is true for the Qiblah wall?
  • What does the niche in the Qiblah wall indicate?
  • What is the general shape of the courtyards of mosques?
  • Who is seated on the raised platform in the centre of the courtyard?
  • Who calls Muslims to prayer from the minarets five times a day?
  • Is it true that the rules of Islam forbid the decoration of mosques?
  • How many times are Muslims required to pray every day?
  • What are Muslims required to do during the month of Ramadan?
  • Which meat is forbidden to be consumed in Islam?
  • Which drink is forbidden to be consumed by the Quran?

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