|Januszczak On The Dark Ages 3
||[Dec. 12th, 2012|10:32 am]
An Ummayad prince had his desert bathhouse frescoed with paradisial scenes- not forgetting the naked houris. He- or someone like him- owned a brazier with naked houris at the four corners and panels in relief of people shagging. |
Think what you like of Islam. The opposite is also true.
Al-Andalus was one of humanity's very greatest achievements. Running water, flush toilets, orange trees, astronomy. I can't hear talk of it without my eyes beginning to prickle.