Week Four. October 3 and 5.


Week Four. September 26 and 28

Understanding the iconography of architecture.


maps and views of pre 13th century

Historical precedents, quotations and the originality of particular buildings and the city itself.


Read: F. B. Flood, "Umayyad Survivals and Mamluk Revivals..." (click link), Davis, (click link) and Rabbat, pp. 72 to 97

Pdfs of assigned reading:

F. B. Flood, "Umayyad Survivals and Mamluk Revivals"

Davis, "Topographical and Historical Propaganda,"



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