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    Malwiya Minaret at the Great Mosque of Samarra

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    Can anyone please give me a short summary and analysis of the Malwiya Minaret at the Great Mosque of Samarra? Tell me about its structure, elements, architecture, and what it means...and so on......

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    Please rate 5/5 because it was hard to summarize this vast topic:

    As you note its structure, elements, and architectural features, you might cite that the Minaret al-Malwiya is "approximately 55 meters high" (http://www.islamic-architecture.info/WA-IQ/WA-IQ-002.htm). Although round in shape, this minaret is influenced by a specific type of Mesopotamian ziggurat, square-planned and featuring stairs or an incline on the ...

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