Week Ten. November 7 and 9

Week Ten. November 7 and 9

The Ceremonial City (continued)


series of views

Mapping processions; seeing the city


Read: Ibn Battuta, vol. I, pp. 41-59 (on reserve); Compagni, Book III, Karl Stowasser, “Manners and Customs at the Mamluk Court,” Muqarnas, Vol. 2, The Art of the Mamluks (1984), pp. 13-20 (click link) and Norman Brown, “The Apocalypse of Islam,” Social Text, No. 8, (Winter, 1983-1984), pp. 155-171 (click link)


K. Stowasser, "Manners and Customs,"


N. Brown, "The Apocalypse of Islam,"



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