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Geometry in Islam

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Geometry in Islam

Ever thought about the importance of geometry? We have all studied geometry at one point or another, but have we ever linked geometry with beauty? For example, imagine a mosque without intricate patterns or a Quran without beautiful frames. Yup, geometry.  Geometry is one of the important aspects that characterizes Islamic art. The difference between the art of other cultures and Islamic art is the focus on pure abstract forms instead of natural objects. Muslim scientist lived in an era where geometry was the newest puzzle to solve. These scientists invented new theories and solutions. Geometric patterns were formed from...

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Culture in Saudi Arabia: Camels travel, contests or pets?

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Culture in Saudi Arabia: Camels travel, contests or pets?

You know how obsessed we are with camels. Safar, our origami camel, is one of our main pieces at Azha. So how did we bridge the connection between culture and camels?      Weird fact about camels: In Saudi Arabia, there is a camel beauty pageant called King Abdul-Aziz Camels Beauty contest for Camels    For a thousands of year, Camels have been used as transportation in desert areas. This includes many areas in Asia. My ancestors used to ride them to travel and trade in the region. However, its not very uncommon to go to the beach in Jeddah, Saudi...

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