Answers-2nd attempt-due july7-2014

Assignment 13

Question 1 -although there is no prohibition against figural art in the Koran, Islamic tradition, based on the Hadith, shuns the representation of fauna of any kind in sacred places. (Gardner's, p287)
Question 3- luxury items and non-religious work allowed abstract & pictorial motifs as well as animals and people. (gardner's pg 293)
Question2- Calligraphy holds a place of honor in Islam. Passages from the Koran adorn not only books but buildings as well, such as the Dome of the Rock.(Gardner's, pg 294
Question 3- Secular-non-religious and luxury Islamic art was allowed to depict people and animals. (Gardner, pg 302)
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