Test Questions

Chapter 14. Culture and Counter-culture: Literature and Other Arts

14.1 To what extent is it true that Islam has opposed music and the depiction of living beings?

14.2 Why are arabesque and calligraphy important and what do they accomplish?

14.3 What are the main architectural features of a mosque? How do mosques vary?

14.4 What is the significance of wine in Muslim literature, sacred and secular?

14.5 In what sense can Omar Khayyam be said to be an Islamic poet?

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