Political, social, economic
organization of Ummayad "Empire"; extension to Spain and Central Asia
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, ca. 685 c.e.
- Read: Kennedy, pp. 82-122;
Menocal, pp. 5-49.
- Read both of the
following, write one form - due Sunday February 13.
- Oleg Grabar , "The Umayyad Royal Idea
and its Expression under Mu'awiyah I" from his Ceremonial and
Art at the Umayyad Court. Study guide for Grabar
- Oleg Grabar , "The Symbolic
Appropriation of the Land," from his The Formation of Islamic
Art. Study guide for Grabar .
- The Noble Sanctuary , from a Muslim
of the Rock , from an architectural perspective, with a 3-D model.
Readings for Week Six