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La Alhambra | Granada, Spain  Very interesting place & area to visit.  Stayed at the Hotel Alixares across from the La Alhambra.

A view of the Alhambra Palace, in Granada, Andalusia. The calligraphy reads "و لا غالب إلا الله" - "There is no victor besides Allah". The Alhambra was completed by the last Muslim state of Spain, Granada in the — at La Alhambra.

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La Alhambra in Granada, Spain. The Moors knew a thing or two about design. Especially geometric Necessary to maintain Islamic rules about non figurative art.

LACMA Collection of Islamic Calligraphy

A nice collection of Islamic calligraphic manuscripts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

Detail of Islamic calligraphy in Mexuar Hall: "God is the only Victor"

Alhambra Granada - Detail of Islamic calligraphy in Mexuar Hall: "God is the only Victor"

Islamic Calligraphy - Andalucia

لا غالب إلا الله Moorish Calligraphy at al-Hambra (Granada, Andalusia) La ghaliba illallah: Only God attains victory (repeated twice)

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