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Isfahan MASJED JAME IN PICTURES

Written by Super User. Posted in Isfahan Historical Sites

Jameh Atigh Mosque
The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque. Within a couple of hours you can see and compare 800 years of Islamic design, with each example near to the pinnacle of its age. The range is quite stunning: from the geometric elegance of the Seljuks, through to the Mongol period and on to the refinements of the more baroque Safavid style.

The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque.
Masjede Jame in Isfahan is the most remarkable mosque in Isfahan. It is an encyclopedia of Iranian and Islamic art and architecture.
The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque.
The oldest part was built on top of a Sassanid fire temple which belonged to Zoroastrians.  The first part of the mosque dates back to 8th century. The second mosque or part belonged to 1030.
The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque.
This Eivan is known as Soffe Saheb Ibn Ebad. The present Eivan dates back to Seljuk period. There are two beautiful minarets on the top of Eivan, which are 35 meters high, and belong to Aq- Qunlu era.
The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque.
Interior parts and exterior parts of Eivan are decorated beautifully with tiles and tile mosaics. The inscription dates back to Safavid dynasty. At the back of this Eivan there is a wonderful sanctuary named "the Nezam Al Molk" dome.
Each part of the Jameh mosque is a masterpiece of art and architecture. This winter gallery from Timurid era is one of the beauties of Iranian architecture, dates back to 1447.
The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque.
Calligraphy in the west iwan
The most Elaborate Mosaic work panel of Kufic writing dated back to 999A.H
The most Elaborate Mosaic work panel of Kufic writing dated back to 999A.H on the north western porch(ostad)
 Bottom left
چون نامه جرم ما به هم پیچیدند
1)when the scroll of my life faults rewinding
 Top left
بردند و به میزان عمل سنجیدند
2)Upon the scale of justice printing
 Top right
بیش از همه کس گناه ما بود ولی
3)The worst sinners,I was unfortunately
 Bottom right
ما را به محبت علی بخشیدند
4)But kindness to Ali saved me suddenly

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0 #1 jane 2015-02-17 10:18
This beautiful photoes reminds me trip to Isfahan and Iran
It was very beautiful
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