Publications of FUNCI

These are some of the publications of FUNCI, wich are part of our education and dissemination activities. You can obtain them through our Secretary: or 00/34/91 543 46 73

    The role of the water in al-Andalus has been analyzed from a social point of view. The aesthetic value in the architecture of gardens through elements such as fountains, ponds or channels and the presence of the water in the garden related to sensations as freshness, sounds and lightness are also highlighted. The spiritual significance of the water as well as its function as a purifying element and creator of life is treated as well the numerous words remaining in the Spanish language related to water, which have its origin in the Arabic language are mentioned.

Authors: Cherif Abderrahman Jah, Margarita López Gómez; photography by Inés Eléxpuru.
Barcelona: Lunwerg, Islamic Culture Foundation, 1994.
226 p phot, colour; 30 cm ISBN 84-7782-275-1


    The Andalusian Garden from an architectural, landscape, spiritual, agronomic and poetical points of view is recovered through this research.
Texts by Islamic Culture Foundation.

Illustrations by Miguel Ripoll. Editorial al-Fadila (FUNCI). Valencia, 2011. Rabat : Islamic Culture Foundation, 2008.
37 p. Rustic-Illustrations
ISBN 10: 84-86714-08-7.


    “Qalam, fan al-kitab” exhibition catalogue. Various authors. Photographs by Fouad Maazouz. Designs by Miguel Ripoll. Technical forms of main manuscripts and works exhibited, most of them unknowns. Articles of FUNCI, María Jesús Viguera, José Miguel Puerta Vílchez and Ahmed Chaouqui Binebine about the written transmission in the Islam, the Art of the Book in Al-Andalus, the calligraphic art and manuscripts catalogues about Morocco and Spain.

Islamic Culture Foundation. Valencia 2010.

35 €

    The different spice routes over the Middle Age. The aromatic products used in pharmacopoeia, culinary, horticulture and cosmetic. Alianza Editorial, Madrid, 2002.

Cherif Abderrahman Jah. 20,5 x 24,5 cm. 280 Pages. I.S.B.N.: 978-84-206-6798-0


   Pedagogical texts about different aspects of Islam and the Islamic civilization regarding religion, arts, history, leisure time, popular traditions, etc.
Texts: Islamic Culture Foundation,
Photographs by José Manuel Navia and Inés Eléxpuru.

Al-Fadila Editorial (FUNCI). Madrid, 2001. [et al.]] 143 p. : il. ; 21×21 cm
D.L.M-50383-2001. – 84-86714-07-9


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