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2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LAAH 864 - Art of Islam


The course covers architecture, architectural decoration, calligraphy, book illustration, textile and ceramic art of the Middle Eastern countries from the beginning of the Islamic era (seventh century C.E.-eighteenth century C.E.). It studies the impact of Islamic religion on the character of Islamic art and architecture. It also studies the various regional styles within this unified visual mode of expression. From time to time Islamic and Christian cultures will be compared so as to understand better the similarities and differences of the two. Formerly HU 451

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs