Planning and architecture of Al-Zahra mosque in Andalusia in the light of archaeological excavations


The civilization of the Muslims spread to distant parts of the world, where they recorded architectural evidence to demonstrate the extent to which Muslims have achieved the skill of urban planning and architecture of buildings and decorations, and Possibilities in the formulation of the elements of local architecture with Islamic models, which is not evidenced by quoting only attempts by some Orientalists abstraction of art The city of Al-Zahra is one of the important evidences of the advancement of Islamic art and the extent of its brilliance, even if it distanced itself from its geographic boundaries, and according to it, to sing the beauty of poets even after the disappearance of its star. One of the most