|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.
|Tags:||Archaeological sites | Archaeology | Iran | Isfahan | Islam | Islamic architecture | Rayy|
Join us on first Wednesdays at 6:00 pm from October 2021 through June 2022 for our "Great Revolutionaries" lecture series.