Minaret sentence example
The minaret is decorated with mosaics.
The minaret is faced with tiles and is surmounted by a gilded crescent.
The great mosque (Jamaa-el-Kebir) has a brick minaret 112 ft.
The minaret is 90 ft.
It has a population of about 10,000, post and telegraph offices, and a fine minaret, built in the 12th century.Advertisement
Kamenets is the see of a Roman Catholic and a Greek Orthodox bishop. The Roman Catholic cathedral of St Peter and St Paul, built in 1361, is distinguished by a minaret, recalling the time when it was used as a mosque by the Turks (1672-1699).
The minaret was built by Abu Tachfin, sultan of Tlemcen, in 1324.
Only the minaret of the mosque, dating from the 14th century, and the battlemented wall, flanked by two towers, remain of its former magnificence.
An old Moorish minaret has been turned into a clock tower.
The Marjanieh mosque, not far from the minaret of Mostansir, although its body is modern, has some remains of old and very rich arabesque work on its surface, dating from the 1 4 th century.Advertisement
The minaret, notwithstanding that one side and parts of two other sides have perished, is one of the finest mosque towers in existence.
Over the western archway was a white cage for the muazzin, and outside it was a gigantic minaret 120 ft.
Of the principal mosques the large Buyuk Djamia, with nine metal cupolas, has become the National Museum; the Tcherna Djamia or Black Mosque, latterly used as a prison, has been transformed into a handsome church; the Banyabashi Djamia, with its picturesque minaret, is still used by Moslem worshippers.
The Parthenon was transformed into a mosque; the existing minaret at its south-western corner was built after 1466.
The town itself consists of a mass of one-storeyed stone houses, each surmounted by a little dome, clustering round the market-place with its mosque and minaret.Advertisement
The most notable of the mosques is the Mir-Arab, built in the 16th century, with its beautiful lecture halls; the chief mosque of the emir is the Mejid-kalyan, or Kok-humbez, close by which stands a brick minaret, 203 ft.
There are several bazaars, baths and handsome mosques, one noted for its lofty minaret, and here the American Presbyterian mission has established a college for both sexes.
Of these the most noteworthy are the Taranchi and Dungan mosques, both with turned-up roofs, and the latter with a pagoda-looking minaret.
The mosque Sidi-el-Akhdar has a beautiful minaret nearly 80 ft.
There was a minaret from a mosque popping up only a few yards away, also damaged by gunfire.Advertisement
With its distinctive dome and needle-like minaret, the mosque was built by the Ottoman Turks in 1816.
The latter sponsored the construction of the Great Mosque of Samarra with its unique spiral minaret, built in 847.
There still remain a minaret and some marble arches and columns.
The beauty of this minaret cannot be exaggerated.
Of the original building of the caliph Mostansir all that remains is a minaret and a small portion of the outer walls.Advertisement
The Mosque of the Vizier, on the eastern side of the Tigris, near the pontoon bridge, has a fine dome and a lofty minaret, and the Great Mosque in the square of el Meidan, in the neighbourhood of the serai, is also a noble building.
In the immediate neighbourhood of the modern Tlemcen are numerous remains of the fortifications of Agadir (vide infra), and the minaret of the mosque, a beautiful tower dating Sidi from the 13th century, the lower part of which is built Medin.
Besides the walls and towers, and the minaret of the mosque, little remains of Mansura, of which Ibn Khaldun has left a contemporary and graphic sketch.
There are a minaret 60 ft.
The interior of Mosul has an insignificant appearance, only a few of the older buildings being left, among which may be mentioned the Great Mosque, with its leaning minaret, formerly a church dedicated to St Paul.Advertisement
The mosque is square, with a flat roof supported on clay columns, and crowned by a minaret.
In small mosques the Muezzin at Azan stands at the door or at the side of the building; in large ones he takes up his position in the minaret.
Since the Turkish conquest a minaret has been erected at each of the four exterior angles of the building, and the interior has been adapted to the requirements of Moslem worship, mainly by the destruction or concealment of most of the mosaics which adorned the walls.
The impressive State Mosque, clad in Italian marble, has a minaret rising from the center of a reflecting pool within its walls.
And it's so flat that from almost anywhere in town you can see the landmark minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque.Advertisement
Very often Mosques have a domed roof and a tall tower called a minaret.
He will descend onto a white minaret set in the eastern part of Damascus.
It has an old mosque, with a minaret 123 ft.
The Mecca niche is sunk in the doorway of a Roman temple which formerly occupied the same site, and the substructure of the minaret at the south-west angle is of still more ancient date.