Keywords : third century AH

Samarra's ornamentation patterns and their influence on the ornamentation of Mosul in the third century AH / ninth century AD

Ahmed Qassim Aljumaah

Athar Alrafedain, 2012, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 21-30
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2012.69443

The city of Samarra’ was distinguished by its architectural and artistic styles, and it was the capital of the Abbasid government instead of Baghdad when it was built by Caliph Al-Mu'tasim (221 AH / 836 AD). The research discusses the classifications of archaeologists of the three ornamentations of the city of Samarra, depending on the quality of its elements, its technical characteristics, the method of implementation, and the opinions of researchers in the sequence and arrangement of these models and their impact on the ornamentation of Mosul.