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Das strikte Verbot, die menschliche Form darzustellen, das viele historische islamische Rechtsschulen aus dem Koran abzuleiten versuchten, hat das kreative Kunstschaffen islamisch geprägter Zivilisationen auf Architektur und architektonische Dekoration gelenkt. Dieses Buch ist eine magische…