مدرسة بن يوسف

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The Medersa Ben Youssef was an Islamic college in Marrakech, Morocco. It was the largest Medersa in all of Morocco, named after the Almoravid sultan Ali ibn Yusuf. The college was founded during the period of the Marinid (14th century) by the Marinid sultan Abu al-Hassan and allied to the neighbouring Ben Youssef Mosque. The building of the medersa was re-constructed by the Saadian Sultan Abdallah al-Ghalib (1557–1574). In 1565 the works ordered by Abdallah al-Ghalib were finished, as confirmed by the inscription in the prayer room. Its 130 student dormitory cells cluster around a courtyard richly carved in cedar, marble and stucco. The carvings contain no representation of humans or animals as required by Islam, and consist entirely of inscriptions and geometric patterns. Source

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idahodon on April 11, 2013

Excellent photo! L+F! Best wishes, Don.

CHO PIGU on April 12, 2013

Very impressive Great works!!

L&F

ちょぴぐ Greetings from Japan。

JO Cervantes D on April 16, 2013

My friend idahodon it is such an honor that you've given this photo a YSL, thanks! Best regards from Berlin!

JO Cervantes D on April 16, 2013

My friend ちょぴぐ it is such an honor for me, that you have placed this photo among your favorite ones!

**omidka&Arman** on April 17, 2013

بسیار زیبا

L +♥YS♥ ♥傘با آرزوی موفقیت 傘♥

danimero on April 26, 2013

La belleza de los detalles de las construcciones árabes me parece increíble, aún más que la que tienen las catedrales góticas. Magnífica foto

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Saludos, Daniel

poludziber on May 7, 2013

molto bella, like+fav+voted.......ciao, Flavio

JO Cervantes D on May 11, 2013

Omidka & Arman - این افتخار برای من قرار داده است که در علاقه مندی های شما، سلام!

JO Cervantes D on May 11, 2013

Benjamín Núñez gracias por tu visita y por tus palabras mi amigo, que honor que le hayas dado la F, saludos!

JO Cervantes D on May 11, 2013

Daniel gracias por tu visita y por tus palabras mi amigo, vaya que son increíbles éstas construcciones, saludos!

JO Cervantes D on May 11, 2013

poludziber grazie per la visita, le parole gentili e anche dalla stella gialla, saluti da Berlino!

*Cri* Photo on May 17, 2013

A beautiful picture with great symmetry. YSL. Good Luck in the contest. Greetings from Cri

A.Katalin on May 25, 2013

Szép,szimmetrikus.Nagyszerű fotó.Üdvözletem küldöm:Kati

varkos on May 31, 2013

Excellent photo! VOTED & Like! Greetings Nikos

Haggs on September 3, 2013

A place that i have visited beautifully seen image Like

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