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Interior arches of Denethor's Hall - Pervy Denethor Fanciers

About Interior arches of Denethor's Hall

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The inner arches are like those of the famous mosque called "Dome of the Rock" in Jerusalem (also called "The Noble Sanctuary", heehee)
http://www.musulmonai.lt/cpg/displayimage.php?album=3&pos=8

This style of arch was also done a bit later in the mosque at Cordoba in southern Spain:
http://www.islamicarchitecture.org/ia/i/cmosque-Qordoba6.gif

Yes, when I saw the interior of Denethor's hall, I jumped up with excitement at all of the elements there.

I would *love* to know of the research and influences that went into designing Minas Tirith. This is my favorite setting in the whole LotR film trilogy. It seems like they were reaching into some very evocative periods of art & architecture history (or at least, it seems to me like they were..)

uber geek
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Mella
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From:palespring
Date:June 18th, 2004 07:57 pm (UTC)
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wow. that is very interesting! No pun intended on the noble thing....
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From:pinkteaset3
Date:June 18th, 2004 08:59 pm (UTC)
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I know.. I am showing my art geekiness here. We studied these arches in my "Medieval Cult of Saints" class.

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Mella
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