The research focused on studying the specialty of mosque architectures in old
Mosul City as theoretical knowledge can be used by architect in designing
mosques that have its origins in the traditional model of mosques. The
research adopted typology to analyze models of Mosul traditional mosques,
focusing on its formal characteristics by inducing the apparent characteristics
related to plans and elevations , and essential characteristics related to
movement system.
The research concluded the constant characteristics of mosque architecture in
old Mosul City that are the formal embodiment of intellectual direction of
mosque typology as the substance of Islamic doctrine in doing the praying