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    The Horseshoe Arch in the Great Mosque of Cordoba

    The aim of this research paper is to analyze the horseshoe arch within prayer hall of the Great Mosque of Cordoba and its origin, structure, and meaning. Sources: De Montequin, Francios-Auguste. Islamic Studies, “Arches in the Architecture of Muslim Spain: Trilogy and Evolution” (Islamabad: Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Spring-Summer 1991), 67-82 Hillenbrand, Robert. Islamic Architecture: Form, Function, and Meaning, “The Mosque” (New York: Columbia University Press, 1994) 31-129 Roth, M. Leland. Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning, “The Arch” (Boulder: Westview Press, Ed. 2, 2006) 32-34 Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “Mothers of a Hybrid Dynasty: Race Genealogy, and Acculturation in al-Andalus,” (Champaign: Duke University Press Journals, winter 2004), 65-94 the essay writer Scott, Parsons, Samuel. History of the Moorish Empire in Europe, “Moorish Art in Southern Europe: 786-1476” (Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott Company, Vol. 3, March 1904), 585-594 Warren, John. Muqarnas, “Creswell’s Use of the Theory of Dating by the Acuteness of the Pointed Arches in Early Muslim Architecture” (Boston: Brill, Vol. 8, 1991), 59-65