The Large Cities Of Mohenjo Dara And Dravida Temple Forms

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FCS 2510

PERIOD INTERIORS I

FALL 2013
STUDY QUESTIONS :

I S L A M I C

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I N D O N E S I A

The large cities of Mohenjo Daro and Harappa were located in what region indicated by the map below? A Buddhist chaitya contains what important structure? What is the purpose of that structure?

What is a Buddhist monastery called?

Variations of the Hindu architecture. shown below are put to use in site planning and

Describe and/or illustrate the basic differences between Indian Nagara and Dravida temple forms.

What does the term Mughal refer to?

Page 1 of 5 FCS 2510 Fall 2013: pre-Midterm Study Questions

A Mughal garden is referred to as a

.

Floral, animal, and human figurative elements were not permitted by the Sikh religion consistent with
Muslim law.
T

F

Indian carpets follow Persian practice, although there is greater use of naturalistic plant and animal motifs. T

F

What does the term “Angkor” refer to? Examples discusses include Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.

The tantric Buddhist mandala shown below informed what Indonesian temple in Java?

Shiva would be represented in which of the following temples?
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)

Buddhist
Jain
Hindu
Sikh
Islamic
Brahamin
a and c c and f

Why were Muslim men and women probably more literate than others during the Middle Ages?

Page 2 of 5 FCS 2510 Fall 2013: pre-Midterm Study Questions

Non-Western developments begin in separate geographical locations and progress through many centuries without connection to Western events. Why is the history of Islamic design considered a somewhat different matter?

“All-over surface patterns and visual complexity mark Islamic art and architecture.” Explain why.

Label the three motifs shown below that are part of the Islamic decorative canon.

A Muslim innovation is

, a shiny glaze resembling metal that is used on tiles.

Carefully diagram and label the three (3) arch forms found in Islamic buildings.

These three (3) plan types develop and characterize mosques throughout the Muslim empire:
a)
b)
c)

Page 3 of 5 FCS 2510 Fall 2013: pre-Midterm Study Questions

Complete the definitions from the selection of terms listed below:
Goldast
Kutba
Divan
Mihrab
Muqarna

Iwan
Madrasah
Masjid
Minbar
Tazar

Kiblah
Maksura
Meri-boteh
Mudéhar
Yeseria

The name given to individual Moors or Muslims who remained in Iberia after the Christian
Reconquista but were not converted to Christianity:
A type of corbel…