Religious Buildings And Historical Cities


  • Zaid Hilal Hammo
  • Assistant Prof. Dr. Nadia A. Al-Salam


This article focuses on the types of religious buildings in the religious beliefs of ancient civilizations in Iraq and Egypt as well as the Hindu and Buddhist; since they are continuous; and compare them with the religious buildings of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. These buildings are considered as sensitive part of the peoples’ civilization because of the emotional connection to these buildings, as well as, for their role in various social services: culturally, economically, and medically. These sites added an aesthetic image to cities being over shadowed by a skyline and size dominance, In addition, their role in the establishment and growth of these cities.