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HAA 124E - Architecture and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empire: Proseminar or return to Course Catalog Search

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Faculty of Arts and SciencesHistory of Art and ArchitectureGulru Necipoglu-Kafadar
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2017-2018  (show academic calendar)Tu   1:00 p.m. - 2:59 p.m.Sever 302 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
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Graduate and Undergraduate

Between the 16th and 18th centuries, three empires - the Mediterranean-based Ottomans, Safavids in Iran, and Mughals in India - developed interconnected yet distinctive architectural cultures with individualized ornamental idioms by fusing their common Timurid heritage with cosmopolitan regional traditions. Explores connections between empire building and architecture, with respect to aesthetics, religion, imperial ideology, and theories of dynastic legitimacy.

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