|Course:||From Damascus to Granada: Early Islamic Architecture|
|Start Date:||13th June 2018|
|Fee:||£54.00 What's included?|
We will take a chronological approach as we survey the features of early Islamic architecture from the Great Mosque in Damascus completed in 715 to the Alhambra, the fortified palace in Granada that was constructed in the 1300s. Our study will consider the religious and social rationale behind architectural design, its decoration and the furnishing of Muslim buildings.
Angie Smith has a first class degree in Art History and a PhD in Combined Historical Studies. She has more than a decade’s experience teaching undergraduates and taking adult education classes for Leicester University. She is an accredited NADFAS lecturer, has contributed articles to many scholarly journals and has published several books including A Timeline of Art History.Back to List Make Booking Enquiry
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