the main purpose of the Hajj in the Muslim faith, and identify two (2) specific
aspects of the Hajj that you find fascinating or significant. Next, explain the
association between Muhammad and the area of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.
Lastly, considering that
calligraphy and mosaic are visual representations of religious belief, compare
and contrast Islamic calligraphy at Alhambra and Dome of the Rock to Christian
mosaics at Ravenna. What do you think each art form communicates about the
religion it represents?
Structures and Pilgrimage
9 (pp. 288-295, 306-308), Dome of the Rock, Hajj, calligraphy, art (pp.
274-7), Christian mosaics in Ravenna; review the Week 5 Music Folder