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


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Film Description: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.
Video Category:Lecture
Video Date:05/02/2018
Tags: Archaeological sites | Archaeology | Iran | Isfahan | Islam | Islamic architecture | Rayy

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