Art Spots

Islamic Gardens

About This Resource

This brief video describes the forms, functions, features, and significance of the garden in Islamic societies, and the motif of gardens in various artistic genres.

Related primary resources: The Qur'an on Paradise, Babur on the Construction of the Bagh-i Wafa.

Source

D. Fairchild Ruggles. National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, and Twin Cities Public Television. Islamic Art Spots: Gardens. American Library Association, 2013. http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/222.

How to Cite This Page

"Muslim Journeys | Item #222: Islamic Gardens", November 01, 2014 http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/222.

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