"No reader of the 'Thousand and One Nights' can have forgotten Haroun Al Rascid, the caliiph of Bagdad, who encountered so many adventures in perambulating the streets of his capital, disguised, in company with his vizier, and his black slave Mesrour." — Goodrich, 1844

Haroun Al Rascid

"No reader of the 'Thousand and One Nights' can have forgotten Haroun Al Rascid, the caliiph of Bagdad,…

"Means merely after the Arabian manner; and, so far as etymology is concerned, might therefore be general in its application. In practice, however, it is used to characterise a peculiar kind of fantastic decoration commonly employed in conjunction with architecture, and which the Spanish Moors are supposed to have introduced into modern Europe." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Arabesque

"Means merely after the Arabian manner; and, so far as etymology is concerned, might therefore be general…

The Arabian mosaic circle pattern is inlaid pieces of stucco on stone.

Arabian Mosaic Square Pattern

The Arabian mosaic circle pattern is inlaid pieces of stucco on stone.

The Arabian mosaic circle pattern is made out of stucco on stone.

Arabian Mosaic Stucco on Stone

The Arabian mosaic circle pattern is made out of stucco on stone.

"A name sometimes given, probably at first through mistake, to the Arabian or one-humped camel, bu properly belonging to a variety of that species, distinguished by slenderness of limbs and symmetry of form, and by extraordinary fleetness." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Dromedary

"A name sometimes given, probably at first through mistake, to the Arabian or one-humped camel, bu properly…

The Arabian circular panel is a 16th century design found on a Koran.

Arabian Circular Panel

The Arabian circular panel is a 16th century design found on a Koran.

This Arabian circular panel is a flat ornament found in a Mosque.

Arabian Circular Panel

This Arabian circular panel is a flat ornament found in a Mosque.

This Arabian circular panel is a 16th century bas-relief design..

Arabian Circular Panel

This Arabian circular panel is a 16th century bas-relief design..

The Arabian Circular panel is a sunken decoration on a metal plaque.

Arabian Circular Panel

The Arabian Circular panel is a sunken decoration on a metal plaque.

This Arabian circular panel is a flat ornament that was found in a Mosque.

Arabian Circular Panel

This Arabian circular panel is a flat ornament that was found in a Mosque.

The Arabian Bas-relief circular panel is a 14th century design found on a door in Cairo, Egypt.

Arabian Bas-Relief Circular Panel

The Arabian Bas-relief circular panel is a 14th century design found on a door in Cairo, Egypt.

The Arabian lamp is a suspended lamp made out of enameled glass.

Arabian Lamp

The Arabian lamp is a suspended lamp made out of enameled glass.

The Arabian lunette panel is a semi-circle design found on a door-head.

Arabian Lunette Panel

The Arabian lunette panel is a semi-circle design found on a door-head.

This Arabian pipe-spout pot is a 16th century design made out of metal.

Arabian Pipe-Spout Pot

This Arabian pipe-spout pot is a 16th century design made out of metal.

The Arabian spanrail panel is a mosaic.

Arabian Spanrail Panel

The Arabian spanrail panel is a mosaic.

The Arabian spanrail panel is a mosaic.

Arabian Spanrail Panel

The Arabian spanrail panel is a mosaic.

The Arabian square panel is found on a 16th century wooden door.

Arabian Square Panel

The Arabian square panel is found on a 16th century wooden door.

Arabian mosaic square panel.

Arabian Mosaic Square Panel

Arabian mosaic square panel.