Baku, Azerbaijan - Harbour and Maiden Tower
Baku, Azerbaijan - Harbour and Maiden Tower (Kis-Kali). Built by the 12th century architect Masud ibn Davud, who was probably the father of the architect of Mardakan Round Tower (not to confuse with Mardakan castle), the Maiden Tower has foundations which are believed to be a Sasanid era Zoroastrian site. Date: circa 1910s
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Spain. Andalusia. Seville. The Giralda tower (1184-1198)
Spain. Andalusia. Seville. View of the Giralda tower, (1184-1198). 12th century. Minaret of the old mosque of the city and current bell tower of the cathedral. The tower's first two-thirds is a former minaret from the Berber Almohad period of Seville, the upper third Spanish Renaissance architecture.
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IBN BUTLAN, Abu-l Hasan al-Mujtar (c. 1001 - 1066)
IBN BUTLAN, Abu-l Hasan al-Mujtar (c. 1001 - 1066). Nestorian Christian physician and philosopher of Baghdad. Folio 83r. Illustration about the quince, which revives and restores the appetite. Codex C-67 of Granada with fragment of medieval handbook on health and wellness based on the treaty Taqwin al-sihha (Tables of Health) of 11th century by Ibn Butlan. Codex Granatensis: Tacuinum Sanitatis. 1400. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. SPAIN. ANDALUSIA. Granada. Granada University Library.
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