Other schools in the fray were Um Kulthoom, Al Dair, Yathreb, West Riffa, Sanabis, Al Qairawan
, Sitra, Isa Town, Haleema Al Sa'adiya, Al Daih, Zaynab, Al Hekma, Al Rawabi, Sacred Heart and Al Ahd.
A great North African centre of learning in the 9th-10th century was Qairawan
, Tunisia, and indeed leaves from the Blue Quran are found in the library of the mosque there.
I will select, from the middle of the book, pages about Qairawan
, which contain photos of one of the Aghlabid pools and another of the Great Mosque; then, the Casbah of Algiers and photos of the Ketchaoua Mosque, with its minarets, and the city of Zabid in Yemen, and a photo of the Eastern Shabarek Gate, and the palaces of Wadani, Shanqit and Kshit and the old manuscripts and homes in Mauritania, and the Tadarat Akakus site in Libya, and rock drawings of men dancing, and other geometrical ones in the rock itself.
7 Bifolium from the Mushaf al-Hadina (Nurse's Qur'an), Tunisia, probably Qairawan
The bowl, which displays a sparse and striking stylised foliate pattern reminiscent of the tilework in the Great Mosque of Qairawan
in Tunisia realised the extraordinary sum of [pounds sterling]713,250, and sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for almost four times the low estimate (lot 60, est.
Bio-bibliographische Notizen aus der Moscheebibliothek von Qairawan
Acting on information provided by Microsoft Gulf, the Ministry authorized separate raids on establishments operating at the Al Qairawan
Complex on Ibn Khaldooon Street.
22) In the rural towns of Qairawan
, Haffouz and Makthar, there is a lesser acceptance of this notion (30.