Typology of School-Mosque in Ilkhani, Timurid, Safavid and Qajar Eras
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, April 2015, Pages: 143-149
Received: Dec. 17, 2015;
Accepted: Dec. 19, 2015;
Published: Feb. 23, 2016
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Ladan Asadi, Department of Architecture, Art and Architecture Faculty, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
Hamid Majidi, Department of Architecture, Art and Architecture Faculty, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran
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Mosques were the first place used for education in the first centuries of Islam. Although in later periods, independent schools were created, due to religious instructions performed in schools, mosques and schools rejoined in different ways, and the school - mosque appears in Islamic architecture. However, little attention has been paid to this type of architecture. This study aims to investigate the emergence of religious educational centers in different historical periods, i. e. Mosque-Schools. The main objective of the study is to analyze the typology of these mosque-schools. Using descriptive-analytical research method, as well as literature review and field studies, this article aims to investigate the innovations and changes made in the general plan of mosque-schools in Ilkhani, Timurid, Safavid and Qajar Eras. To achieve this, one school has been selected in each era. At the end, regarding the theoretical framework of the study, the general features of these mosque-schools within different eras have been presented and discussed.
Mosque-School, Ilkhanid, Timurid, Safavid, Qajar, Architecture
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Typology of School-Mosque in Ilkhani, Timurid, Safavid and Qajar Eras, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Special Issue: Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries.
Vol. 3, No. 2-1,
2015, pp. 143-149.
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