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minbar

The pulpit in a mosque.
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Les colloques traitaient de tout : la cause palestinienne, la creation des minbars politiques, puis des partis, la galette de pain, les problemes du trafic.
The crescent crowning the finial--not "spire" as is repeatedly used in this text (149, 150, 153) of domes and minarets and minbars and mihrabs, was and is a reminder not of the Ottomans but of the Almighty.
Entirely funded by petro-dollars, additional Muslim contributions were assigned to the interiors; minbars were sent from Egypt, tiles from Turkey, and carpets from Iran (Tibawis 1983, 1-4).
Beginning with President Anwar al-Sadat's agreement in 1974 to allow three minbars (pulpits), later transformed into political parties, to compete with one another, the Egyptian regime has been able to present itself as at least moving significantly away from the authoritarianism (what Dahl calls "inclusive hegemony") of the 1960s in the direction of polyarchy.
There is beautiful jewelry, ivory and bone figurines, boxes, whole doors, mihrabs , and minbars from different mosques.