Amirates and Sultanates of the Muslim Mediterranean
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
The art and architecture of Islam in the lands bordering the Mediterranean (Spain, North Africa, Egypt, Palestine, Syria and Turkey) from the mid-13th to the 20th century. Major areas of emphasis will be the Nasrid dynasty of Spain, the Mamluk dynasty of Egypt, and the Ottoman sultanate of Turkey. Particular attention will be paid to the art of calligraphy and to cross cultural connections between Islam and Western Europe and Byzantium.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 357, 353.
Formerly: half of 353
Undergraduate course in History in Art offered by the Department of History in Art in the Faculty of Fine Arts.