Aug 15, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAAH 864 - Art of Islam

3 credits
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 (7th century C.E.-8th 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.

Prerequisites LACR*102 or LACR*103