The Ben Youssef Medersa was an Islamic college in Marrakech.
The Koranic school was founded during the 14th century and is the largest Medrassa of Morocco.
Its 130 student dormitory cells cluster around a courtyard richly carved in cedar, marble and stucco.
The Medersa surrounds a grand courtyard, a very tranquil patio with a shallow stone pool.
The artwork follows geometric patterns, often repeated and intertwined, which is typical of Islamic Art.
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Morac (27719) 2008-04-15 12:28
Nous nous succédons pour montrer des photos de la Medersa Ben Youssef.
Pour ces Zéliges : tu m 'as devancé.
Bravo car ils sont beaux
Je ne vais pas tarder à ouvrir un thème sur lieu, car il le mérite.
kevinos (7403) 2008-04-15 19:25
I remember my time in Marrakesh, Kris, but I dont remember this place. You have created a fine image with the rich colors and strong pattern of the ceramics. The tiles appear to be of very fine quality, so much more so than the modern ones turned out a Nabul etc. The image creates a rather tranquil effect regards kevin
leo61 (0) 2008-04-16 8:22
I`m a great fan of islamic architecture and I love this image.It`s a very good exposure,taken from a good POV.I like the bright colors of the mosaic at the floor and these pilars.Very good lightmangement,too.
- Copyright: Kris Verhoeven (verswe) (7322)
- Genre: Lieux
- Medium: Couleur
- Date Taken: 2008-03-14
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: OLYMPUS E-510
- Exposition: f/6.3, 1/125 secondes
- More Photo Info: view
- Versions: version originale
- Thème(s): Médersa Ben Youssef de Marrakech [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2008-04-15 12:16
- Favoris: 2 [voir]