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113.  11­15.  131 ff.  4: the terms gunbadh, gunbaz, rauza are also used, the first two indicating a domed square.  337 and 358. Page 34 28 own.  The madrasa as an institution of higher learning housed in a special type of building was created in the eastern Islamic lands under Turkish rule.  In the twelfth century Turkish rulers of lesser principalities, like the famous nur* aldin* of Syria, or the amirs of Anatolia, introduced the madrasa also to the Mediterranean lands.  It may indeed be said that many later madrasa buildings, especially in Egypt, were but memorials to their founders, with a mausoleum more impressive than the madrasa itself.

25 It is sufficient for our purpose to observe that only two of the terms used in this context have had a direct, specific connotation with it, the qubba and the gunbadh*.  It must also be remembered that there was little or no formal differentiation in tombs between secular and sacred.  00.  113.  11­15.  131 ff.  4: the terms gunbadh, gunbaz, rauza are also used, the first two indicating a domed square.  337 and 358. Page 34 28 own.  The madrasa as an institution of higher learning housed in a special type of building was created in the eastern Islamic lands under Turkish rule.

229). ). ­(Source: Wiet, The Mosques of Cairo, Fig. 15). ).  47). Plate IX The Courtyard of the Masjid­i juma*­isfahan*, (Begun Eleventh century).  67).  319). ).  257). ).  257). ).  35). ).  430). ).  323). ). The mosque of abbas* I, built by the architect Abu lqasim*, clearly shows by the arrangement of its plan that the core of the Iranian mosque was the open courtyard.  99). ).  2). ).  66b). ).  68a). ).  70a). ).  32). ). ­(Source: E.  114). ).  140). ).

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