Is mosque a proper noun?
No, the word mosque is a common noun, a word for any mosque. A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, thing, or a title; for example: Mosque Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Mosque Street, Singapore The Blue Mosque (The Shrine of Hazrat Ali), Afghanistan "The Mosque at Medina" a novel by Gary Osborn ...
Where do you find the blue mosque?
The Blue Mosque (Called Sultanahmet Camii in Turkish) is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of blue tiles surrounding the walls of interior design.Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616 years, during the rule of Ahmed I. just like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the founder, a madrasa and a hospice. Besides still used as a mosque, the Sultan Ahmed Mosque has also become a popular tourist attraction in Istanbul. ...
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What is a dark blue semi-precious stone from the mines of what is now Afghanistan?
Lapis lazuli is a dark blue semi-precious stone from mines in Afghanistan
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What is the most beautiful mosque in the world?
Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is not a Mosque, it is a Mausoleum built in memory of Mumtaz Mahal. For the most beautiful mosque, Istanbul has the Blue Mosque and the Sultan Suleyman Mosque. Try the Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. Or Medina, the town of the Prophet Mohamed. There could be something like 40 around the world for which this description may apply ...
What changes did the Ottomans bring to the architecture of Istanbul?
They built several new mosques like the Mehmet el-Fatih Mosque, the Blue Mosque, the Süleimaniye Mosque, and several others. However, they did not change the architectural style of the city. ...
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What does the number of minarets represent?
i minaret represents a mosque built by a private benefactor 2 minarets show a mosque built by a community 4 minarets adorn a mosque built by the sultan (pre-1923 in Turkey) 6 minarets means you are looking at the Blue Mosque in Istanbul 7 minarets means you are in front of the mosque at Mecca ...