15 Facts About Islamic culture


Islamic culture generally includes all of the practices which have developed around the religion of Islam.

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Sultana's Dream by Begum Rokeya, an Islamic culture feminist, is one earliest works of feminist science fiction.

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Public Islamic culture art is traditionally non-representational, except for the widespread use of plant forms, usually in varieties of the spiralling arabesque.

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Religious Islamic culture art has been typically characterized by the absence of figures and extensive use of calligraphic, geometric and abstract floral patterns.

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Islamic culture calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy, based upon the alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic culture cultural heritage.

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Development of Islamic culture calligraphy is strongly tied to the Qur'an; chapters and excerpts from the Qur'an are a common and almost universal text upon which Islamic culture calligraphy is based.

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However, Islamic culture calligraphy is not limited to strictly religious subjects, objects, or spaces.

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The prevalence of calligraphy in Islamic culture art is not directly related to its non-figural tradition; rather, it reflects the centrality of the notion of writing and written text in Islam.

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Islamic culture calligraphy developed from two major styles: Kufic and Naskh.

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Islamic culture calligraphy has been incorporated into modern art beginning with the post-colonial period in the Middle East, as well as the more recent style of calligraffiti.

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Islamic culture architecture is the range of architectural styles of buildings associated with Islam.

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Early Islamic culture architecture was influenced by Roman, Byzantine, Persian and all other lands which the Muslims conquered in the 7th and 8th centuries.

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In particular, Shia Islamic culture plays revolved around the shaheed of Ali's sons Hasan ibn Ali and Husayn ibn Ali.

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Some scholars of Islamic culture fiqh pronounced gender based rulings on dance, making it permissible for women within a female only environment, as is often performed at celebrations, but discouraging men to engage in it.

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Traditional Islamic culture orders have developed varied dhikr exercises including sometimes highly elaborate ritual dances accompanied by Sufi poetry and classical music.

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