Abbasside à Bagdad palais, construit au début du XIIIe siècle, et est l'un des exemples les plus importants qui mettent en valeur l'architecture islamique en Irak. Il est construit de brique, belle décoration. Hath et décoré de motifs géométriques d'étoiles, polygones, ce qui augmente la cohérence des formes
In the Middle East and North Africa, the once powerful civilizations of Byzantium and the Abbasids had crumbled. The Byzantine Empire was pressed by Ottoman Turks; Constantinople fell in 1453. The Abbasids were destroyed by the Mongols in 1258.
Abbasid Caliphate. From the second half of the sixth century up to the first third of the seventh century Byzantium opposed the Sassanid Empire, the other major power at the time, in continuous battle. The Byzantine and Sassanid armadas, exhausted, found themselves unable to pose any resistance to the assaults launched by the Arab Muslims, after which, in the second half of the seventh century, Islam was founded in Arabia.
Isfahan Mosque: Located in Isfahan, 340 km south of Tehran, the Friday mosque of Isfahan is a prominent architectural expression of the Seljuk rule in Persia (1038-1118). In 1051, Isfahan became the capital of the Seljuks, who arrived in Khwarazm and Transoxiana from central Asia in the eleventh century. Defenders of Sunnism, they aimed at the restoration of the Abbasid Caliphate.