The Influence of Social-Culture of Banten towards the Changes of Banten Great Mosque Complex

Darmayanti, Tessa Eka and Bahauddin, Azizi (2015) The Influence of Social-Culture of Banten towards the Changes of Banten Great Mosque Complex. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9 (4). pp. 226-229. ISSN 1998-1066

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Initially, Banten was blessed with the abundance of blackpepper plants that became the attraction for foreign Nations, particularly the Europeans. Banten, is located strategically in the west of Java island. Banten is known to have numerous interesting stages of cultural development; Hinduism cultural before 1525, then became the important part of the dissemination of Islam in West Java and the Islamic Sultanate of Banten was established in 1527 in Banten Lama. In 1832, the centre of Banten government was moved to Serang from Banten Lama by the Dutch, since their power have been raised in Banten. The Banten Great Mosque complex is an icon with great historical significance, an important evidence of the Banten Sultanate's presence in Banten Lama. In 1945 the Indonesian government decided to 'reactivate' the Mosque by providing more colours in the changes and development surrounding the complex, especially the architecture, interior design, and social circumstances which affected one another. The research will employ qualitative method and intended to review the changing of the Banten Great Mosque Complex as the concrete evidence of the development of society and environment in particular and the development of Banten in general. In conclusion, the influence of social-culture which are two basic support elements of heritage buildings--Banten Great Mosque complex is impossible to be separated, because they are identity of civilization in Banten. Secondly is the social-culture issue has changes the component of Banten Great Mosque complex, both in function and meaning.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Banten Great Mosque, Banten, Historical Building, social-culture, Tessa Eka Darmayanti
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Faculty of Arts & Design > 63 Interior Design Department
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Maranatha
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2016 02:10
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2016 03:02

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