Patternisation of Turkish Domes

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Dome.. A metaphorical element of Islamic Architecture. A dome creates an illusion of a nine layer universe, in a sense. On the top of the domes a verse from The Noble Qoran is scripted:

(In the Name of Allah: the Beneficent, the Merciful) Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The Parable of His Light is as if there were a Niche and within it a Lamp: the Lamp enclosed in Glass: the glass as it were a pearly brilliant star: Lit from a blessed Tree, an Olive, neither of the east nor of the west, whose oil is well-nigh luminous, though fire scarce touched it: Light upon Light! Allah doth guide whom He will to His Light: Allah doth set forth Parables for men: and Allah doth know all things. (As-Surat An-Noor 24:35)

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