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Islamic architecture In Kairouan the Great Mosque was built in stages between 836 and 866. Its most striking feature is the formal emphasis on the building’s T-like axis punctuated by two domes, one of which hovers over the earliest preserved ensemble of mihrab, minbar, and maqṣūrah.
This is sometimes seen at the top of a mosque, and is a commonly known symbol relating to Islam. The five pointed star reflects the Five Pillars of Islam which are central to the faith, and the crescent moon and stars are symbols relating to the greatness of the creator.
In the Quran, it is associated with paradise. In the 12th century, green was chosen as dynastic color by the (Shiite) Fatimids, in contrast to the black used by the (Sunnite) Abbasids.
Izra’il – The Angel of Death, who takes the souls from bodies when people die. Israfil – The angel who will be present on the day of resurrection . It is believed that the Angel Israfil will blow a trumpet to announce the Day of Judgement .
Angel Jibril The Angel Jibril’s main responsibility is to communicate the Words of Allah to His prophets. It is Jibril who revealed the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. Details about the Angel Jibril come to us through Prophetic traditions (hadith).
According to Muhammad’s wife Aisha, he saw Jibril twice “in the form that he was created” and on other occasions as a man resembling Dihyah ibn Khalifah al-Kalbi, an extraordinarily handsome disciple of Muhammad.
In Islam, Michael is one of the four archangels along with Jibrail, Israfil and Azrail. Quran 2:98 mentions him. He provides nourishments for bodies and souls and is also responsible for universal/environmental events. Mikail is often depicted as the archangel of mercy.