Alhambraic

Definitions

  • GRANADA. The Alhambra, Court of Lions
    GRANADA. The Alhambra, Court of Lions
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Alhambraic Made or decorated after the fanciful style of the ornamentation in the Alhambra, which affords an unusually fine exhibition of Saracenic or Arabesque architecture.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

GRANADA. The Alhambra GRANADA. The Alhambra
The Alhambra The Alhambra
Alhambra: The Court of the Lions Alhambra: The Court of the Lions
MOORISH VASE AT THE ALHAMBRA MOORISH VASE AT THE ALHAMBRA

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • alhambraic Pertaining to or built or decorated after the manner of the Alhambra, a Moorish palace and fortress near Granada in Spain, erected during the thirteenth and the first part of the fourteenth century, and the finest existing specimen of Moorish architecture; in the style of the Alhambra. The style of decoration characteristic of the Alhambra is remarkable for the elaborate variety and complexity of its details, which are somewhat small in scale, but fancifully varied and brilliant with color and gilding.
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Usage

In literature:

Give me the Oxford, the Pavilion, or the Alhambra, or even a suburban Palace of Varieties.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
I think I'll go over there, some day, and see Granada and the Alhambra and the old castles and the Spanish people.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
They are of a date much anterior to the Alhambra.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8" by Charles H. Sylvester
The Alhambra was nothing to it!
"The Wild Man of the West" by R.M. Ballantyne
The queen and her advisers sat in a great room in that splendid Alhambra I have told you of.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Monsieur Guyer there, he is manager, I believe, of the Alhambra; and talking to him is Marborg, the great pianist.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Perhaps no one ever read Washington Irving's description of the Alhambra without experiencing an ardent desire to visit Granada.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Why, it was only a faked-up thing, the taking of a kinematograph picture for the Alhambra.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Such tales Irving tells of the Alhambra, not more wonderful than those believed of Rome, and far less numerous.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2" by Francis Marion Crawford
Alhambra, the, 120, 128.
"Portuguese Architecture" by Walter Crum Watson
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In poetry:

Lonely and still are now thy marble halls,
Thou fair Alhambra! there the feast is o'er;
And with the murmur of thy fountain-falls,
Blend the wild tones of minstrelsy no more.
"The Abencerrage : Canto I." by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
And there the Alhambra still recalls
Aladdin's palace of delight;
Allah il Allah! through its halls
Whispers the fountain as it falls,
The Darro darts beneath its walls,
The hills with snow are white.
"Castles In Spain. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fifth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Chikara Wrestling at the New Alhambra .
The concert was recorded live at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain in September 2006.
NIGHTS FROM THE ALHAMBRA premiered during March Pledge in 2007 on PBS (check local listings).
The Alhambra Gathers the Stuff Of Paradise.
When King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella first entered Granada after the last Arab kingdom in Spain surrendered on Jan 2, 1492, it is said that they marveled at the beauty of the fortified Palace of Alhambra and the treasures it contained.
Indiana Politics, The Alhambra Theater's ArtXplosion.
HomeRadioThe Trend Indiana Politics, The Alhambra Theater's ArtXplosion.
Hail in Alhambra , IL.
One of them, Kyler Reed Unsworth in her first at the Alhambra, is from St Augustine.
Alhambra's 'Wizard' brilliantly executed in America's oldest and best dinner theater .
Alhambra Edged by Montebello, 10-9.
The Montebello Oilers came from behind to beat the Alhambra Moors, 10-9, Friday evening at Moor Field, but it wasn't easy.
It's sunset, and I'm at the place to be in Granada — the breathtaking San Nicolas viewpoint overlooking the fortress of the Alhambra.
Against the backdrop of the magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains in Granada , the Alhambra, meaning "red castle" in Arabic, was named for the reddish-golden hue of its walls.
Dome #22302, Sala de los Abencerrajes, Alhambra, Granada , Spain, 1997.
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In science:

Very special thanks are for Andr´es Alonso Herrero for providing us with a very beautiful workshop poster announcement (the JPG file is available in the workshop web page) that was inspired on one of the most famous corners of the Alhambra named “Balc´on de la Reina”.
Extreme Starbursts in the Local Universe
Mosaics located in Alhambra and in Iran from the time of the Middle Ages have similar structure like quasicrystals.
Mpemba Effect, Shechtman's Quasicrystals and Students' Exploring Activities
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