University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

SOLD OUT: City in the Islamic World: Theory, Plan, Law, and Use

Wednesday 02 May 2018
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Penn Museum

Upward view of buildings

Dr. Renata Holod, Curator, Near East Section, Penn Museum.

This lecture will explore the concepts, design, organization, laws and customs that shaped two cities on the Iranian Plateau, Rayy and Isfahan It will consider the role of streets from parade avenues to dead- end streets, zoning regulations, the function of open squares, and the way in which particular festivals or events transformed life in the city.

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