Reading the Alhambra Chapter 5 Based on a transcript from the documentary: Reading the Alhambra. In this final posting, we go deeper in reading the more complex kufic scripts and the combination of it with cursive writings.   The Nazareth motto “wala Ghalib illa Allah – There is no Victor but God” which it said

Reading the Alhambra Chapter 4 Based on a transcript from the documentary: Reading the Alhambra. In the posting, we study the fundamental of kufic scripts that forms the artistic inscriptions on the walls of Alhambra. While most of the poems are inscribed in cursive lettering, also outstanding is the use in the Alhambra of richly

Why choose Alpujarras in Granada as your travel destination? The answer is simple: The Alpujarra White villages   Alpujarras Villages Visit the unspoiled natural beauty of Las Alpujarras dominated by the magnificent rugged peaks of Spain's highest mountain range, the Sierra Nevada. This lands natural beauty is due to the warm climate and abundant supply of

La Fiesta de la Toma stirs controversy over Spain’s Islamic heritage by Emilio Alzueta GRANADA History can easily become a matter of names and definitions. The great Brazilian pedagogue Paulo Freire pointed out the relationship between naming and power: the winners of history, the powerful, coin the language that creates a vision of the world