sibyllalibica:

The Saraya in the 30s. The courtyard and the Museum. Tripoli. Colonial Libya.

The Saraya underwent two major restoration projects: One at the hand of Brasini under Conte Volpi di Misurata ( Tripolitania Governor) in the mid-twenties, then under Balbo by Florestano di Fausto. 


The story of one lump of coal that sums up the history of Europe’s brutal 20th century - British historian David Reynolds revisits the Great War (WWI)


sibyllalibica:

Colonial Libya : الرداء مهلهل ومعه لبة قرون خلال و دناديش و دبالج
لزوم الصورة

sibyllalibica:

Colonial Libya : الرداء مهلهل ومعه لبة قرون خلال و دناديش و دبالج

لزوم الصورة


sibyllalibica:

Colonial Libya, photo  from the late 20s. Most probably European model and European take on the local costume.
لو تعطينى الدبالج :)
فى طرابلس دبالج

sibyllalibica:

Colonial Libya, photo  from the late 20s. Most probably European model and European take on the local costume.

لو تعطينى الدبالج :)

فى طرابلس دبالج


sibyllalibica:

Tripoli the old city
فى زنقة الحمام زوز غزلة
واحد خدى عقلى و لاخر سله

sibyllalibica:

Tripoli the old city

فى زنقة الحمام زوز غزلة

واحد خدى عقلى و لاخر سله


sibyllalibica:

Tripoli. Early 20th century ( 1916 on the stamp). One of the Ottoman fountains or sabeel.

sibyllalibica:

Tripoli. Early 20th century ( 1916 on the stamp). One of the Ottoman fountains or sabeel.


nuna80:

nuna80:

Ahmed Pasha Karamanli Mosque , Tripoli - Libya

The mosque, built between1736 and 1738, is the largest mosque in the medina and the most celebrated in the capital, with 30 domes and an Ottoman-styled minaret. The mosque houses the tomb of its builder and Tripoli’s most famous ruler Ahmed Pasha Al-Qaramanli, the founder of the Karamanli dynasty. Its colourful ceilings are richly decorated with various geometrical patterns and Moorish designs. The wooden doors of the mosque are uniquely carved with floral decorations. The square sanctuary is linked to various tomb chambers and an open courtyard. The mosque is equipped with washing facilities and a school for religious teachings. The outer walls of the sanctuary are covered in tiles, decorated with geometrical forms based on plants and flowers, while the interior of the sanctuary is decorated with carved stucco in geometric designs and calligraphy. 


nuna80:

Ahmed Pasha Karamanli mosque in Tripoli last night ! 

Act of sabotage


explore-blog:

Karl Marx's life and legacy, in a graphic biography 

explore-blog:

Karl Marx's life and legacy, in a graphic biography 


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