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Hassan Fathy: A Condenser of an Older Intelligence

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hassan Fathy strove to understand the constructs that informed Islamic architecture at its origin. He was greatly inspired by the glorious edifices of the past. Out of this reverence for former ... More


Toward a New Islamic Art and Architecture

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The new conceptualization of a critical modernity that has emerged from within the writings of Lefebvre, Baudrillard, Latour, and Guy Debordhas brought with it new challenges as well as new ... More


German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter briefly reviews the art history from 1230–1450 CE in order to better understand the cultural profile of the rabbi, and to evaluate the contribution of the wall paintings in his house as ... More


Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean: A History

Felix Arnold

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190624552
eISBN:
9780190624576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624552.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

Palaces like the Aljafería and the Alhambra rank among the highest achievements of the Islamic world. In recent years archaeological work at Córdoba, Kairouan and many other sites has vastly ... More


The Foundations of an Antiquarian Literature for Islamic Architecture

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

in Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

Chapter 5 explores the codification of antiquarian writing in Spain in its original form as expressed by Ambrosio de Morales in Las Antigüedades de las ciudades de España (1575), and particularly it ... More


The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Mohammad Gharipour (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The main objective of this book is to explore the dynamics of the bazaar within a broad socio-spatial and political perspective by investigating a number of case studies from North Africa to the ... More


Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More


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