Schedule

I.  INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC ART   1/15/13 مقدمة

Blair, Sheila S. and Jonathan M. Bloom. “The Mirage of Islamic Art: Reflections on the Study of an Unwieldy Field.” Art Bulletin 85, no. 1 (Mar. 2003): 152-84.

Ettinghausen, R., Oleg Grabar, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. “The Rise of Islam and the Artistic Climate of the Period.” Chap. 1 in Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250, 3-8. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Ettinghausen, R., Oleg Grabar, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. “Historical and Cultural Setting.” Prologue to Pt. 1 in��Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250, 10-11. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Grabar, Oleg. “Art and Architecture and the Qur’an.” In Early Islamic Art, 650-1100, 87-104. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005.

Yalman, Suzan. Based on original work by Linda Komaroff. “The Birth of Islam”. In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/isla/hd_isla.htm (October 2001)


II. UMAYYAD art and Architecture IN THE CENTRAL ISLAMIC LANDS   1/22/13  ������خ������ا��ة��������أموية�������

Ettinghausen, R., Oleg Grabar, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. “Central Islamic Lands.” Chap. 2 in������������������Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250, 15-80. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Menocal, Mar��a Rosa. “Beginnings.” In The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 5-13. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Yalman, Suzan. Based on original work by Linda Komaroff. “The Art of the Umayyad Period (661�����������750)”. In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/umay/hd_umay.htm (October 2001)


III. MEDIEVAL IBERIA 1/29/13 ايبيريا

Bowes, Kim, and Michael Kulikowski, eds.��Hispania in Late Antiquity: Current Perspectives. Leiden: Brill, 2005.

Dodds, Jerrilynn D.��Architecture and Ideology writing college essays for money in Early Medieval Spain. University Park: Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

Dodds, Jerrilynn D. “Islam, Christianity, and the Problem how to start a paper about yourself of Religious Art.” In The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, 27-37. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993.

Fernandez-Morera, Dario. “The Islamic Warriors’ Destruction of a Nascent Civilization: The Catholic Kingdom of the Visigoths in Spain (AD 589-711).” Modern Age 53, vols. 1-2 (Winter-Spring 2011): 6-19

“Iberian Peninsula, 500–1000 A.D.”. In��������������������������������������������������������Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/?period=06®ion=eusi

Reilly, Bernard F. “Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200.” In The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, 3-11. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993.

Ripoll López, Gisela, “The Formation of Visigothic Spain,” In The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, 41-69. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993.

Williams, John W. “Orientations: Christian Spain and the Art of Its Neighbors.” In The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, 13-25. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993.


IV. ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF AL-ANDALUS: A SURVEY 2/5/13

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VISITING SCHOLAR: Glaire Anderson. “Concubines, Eunuchs, and Patronage in Early Islamic Córdoba.”

Anderson, Glaire, and Mariam Rosser-Owen. “Introduction.” In Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, xvii-xxxv. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Dodds, Jerrilynn. “The Arts of al-Andalus.” In The Legacy of Muslim Spain, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, 599-620. Leiden: Brill, 1994.

Ettinghausen, R., Oleg Grabar, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. “Western Islamic Lands.” Chap. 3 in��Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250, 83-101. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Grabar, Oleg. “Islamic Spain, The First Four Centuries: An Introduction.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 3-9. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Grabar, Oleg. “Two Paradoxes in the Islamic Art of the Spanish Peninsula.” In Early Islamic Art, 267-75. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2005.

Makki, Mahmoud. “The Political History of al-Andalus (92/711-897/1492).” In The Legacy of Muslim Spain, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, I, 3-87. Leiden: Brill, 1994.

Menocal, María Rosa. “A Brief History of a First Rate Place.” In The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 17-49. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Jenkins, Marilyn. “Al-Andalus: Crucible of the Mediterranean.”In��The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, 73-109. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1993.

Vernet, Juan. “The Legacy of Islam in Spain.” In��Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 173-87. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

First discussion of research papers: Topics


V. THE UMAYYAD EMIRATE IN CÓRDOBA (756-929) �������� 2/12/13

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“Chronicle of 754.” In Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources, edited by Olivia Remie Constable, 28-32. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

Clark, Nicola. “Medieval Arabic Accounts of the Conquest of Córdoba: Creating a Narrative for a Provincial Capital.”��Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies��74, no. 1 (Feb. 2011): 41-57.

Department of Islamic Art. “The Art of the Umayyad Period in Spain (711–1031)”. In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/sumay/hd_sumay.htm

Ibn ‘Abd al-Hakam. “Narrative of the Conquest of al-Andalus.” In Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources, edited by Olivia Remie Constable, 32-36. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

Menocal, María Rosa. “Palaces of Memory,” “The Mosque and the Palm Tree,” and “Mother Tongues.” In����The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 53-78. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “Palaces and Estates of C����rdoba, 711-936.” Chap. 3 in������Gardens, Landscape, and Vision in the Palaces of Islamic Spain, 35-52. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

“Treaty of Tudmir.” In����Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources, edited by Olivia Remie Constable, 37-38. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

[Distribution of exam questions]


VI. FIRST EXAM DUE 2/19/13 امت����������ان


VII. ��  THE MOSQUE OF CÓRDOBA���� 2/26/13 س��������

VISITING SCHOLAR: Jonathan Bloom. “The Great Mosque of C��rdoba in the Tenth Century.”

Bloom, Jonathan. “The Revival of Early Islamic Architecture by the Umayyads of Spain.” In����The Medieval Mediterranean: Cross-Cultural Contacts, edited by Marilyn J. Chiat and Kathryn L. Reyerson, 35-41. St. Cloud, MN: North Star Press, 1988.

Dodds, Jerrilynn D. “The Great Mosque of Córdoba.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 11-25. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “From the Heavens and Hills: The Flow of Water to the Fruited Trees and Ablution Fountains in the Great Mosque of C��rdoba.” In Rivers of Paradise: Water in Islamic Art and Culture, edited by Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, 81-103.


VIII. �������� Spring Break �������������������������� 3/5/13�� ��   است��ا��ة ��������      


IX. THE UMAYYAD CALIPHATE (929-1031) 3/12/13 ل����ا����������ةالأ��و������‎

Almagro, Antonio. “The Dwellings of Madinat al-Zahra: A Methodological Approach.” In����Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, 27-52, edited by Glaire Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Anderson, Glaire. “Villa (Munya) Architecture in Umayyad Córdoba: Preliminary Considerations.” In Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, 53-79, edited by Glaire Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Menocal, María Rosa. ” A Grand Vizier, A Grand City,” and “The Gardens of Memory.” In The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 79-100. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Holod, Renata. “Luxury Arts of the Caliphal Period.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 41-47. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

“On the Campaigns and Diplomacy of ‘Abd al-Rahman III (918-39).” In����Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources, edited by Olivia Remie Constable, 62-72. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “Madinat al-Zahra'” and “Madinat Al-Zahra’, Samarra, and the View.” Chaps. 4 and 5 in Gardens, Landscape, and Vision in the Palaces of Islamic Spain, 53-109. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

Safran, Janinia M. The Second Umayyad Caliphate: The Articulation of Caliphal Legitimacy in Al-Andalus. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Vallejo Triano, Antonio. “Madinat al-Zahra: Transformation of a Caliphal City.” In Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, edited by Glaire Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen, 3-26. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Second discussion of research papers: Topics and sources


X. THE TAIFAS (1031-86)   3/19/13 ��������فة

“Iberian Peninsula, 1000–1400 A.D.”. In����������Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/?period=07��������ion=eusi (October 2001)

Menocal, Mar��a Rosa. “Victorious in Exile,” “Love and Its Songs,” and “The Church at the Top of the Hill.” In The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 101-46. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Robinson, Cynthia. “Arts of the Taifa Kingdoms.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 49-61. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Robinson, Cynthia. “Seeing Paradise: Metaphor and Vision in��taifa palace Architecture.”��Gesta 36, no. 2 (1997): 145-55.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “Palaces of the Eleventh and Twelft Centuries.” Ch. 7 in Gardens, Landscape, and Vision in the Palaces of Islamic Spain, 135-62. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.


XI. THE Almoravids (1090-1145) and almohads (1145-1232) 3/26/13 ��������������را����ط���������������

Bridgman, Rebecca. “Re-Examining Almohad Economies in South-Western al-Andalus Through Petrological Analysis of Archaeological Ceramics.” In Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, 143-65, edited by Glaire Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Casamar Perez, Manuel. “The Almoravids and Almohads: An Introduction.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 75-83. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Ibn ‘Abdun. “Market Regulations in Muslim Seville.” In Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources, edited by Olivia Remie Constable, 175-79. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997.

Menocal, María Rosa. “An Andalusian in London,” “Sailing Away, Riding Away,” and “The Abbot and the Quran.” In The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 147-88. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Partearroyo, Cristina. “Almoravid and Almohad Textiles.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 105-13. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Third discussion of research papers


XII.    The NaSrid Kingdom of Granada (1232-1492) 4/2/13 نون����ر�����������

Berm��dez L��pez, Jesús. “The City Plan of the Alhambra.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 153-61. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Bush, Olga. “‘Designs Always Polychromed or Gilded’: The Aesthetics of Color in the Alhambra.” In “And Diverse Are Their Hues”: Color in Islamic Art and Culture, edited by Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair, 53-75. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011.

Cabanelas Rodríguez, Darío. “The Alhambra: An Introduction.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 127-33. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Dickie, James. “The Palaces of the Alhambra.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 135-51. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Dickie, James. “Space and Volume in Nasrid Architecture.” In��The Legacy of Muslim Spain, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, II, 621-25. Leiden: Brill, 1994.

María Rosa Menocal. “Gifts,” and “Foreign Dignitaries at the Courts of Castile.” In The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 189-200; 229-43. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Mileto, Camilla, and Fernando Vegas. “Understanding Architectural Change at the Alhambra.” In Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, 193-207. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Orihuela, Antonio. “The Andalus�������� House in Granada (Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries). In Revisiting Al Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and Beyond, 169-91. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “The Alhambra” and “Illustion and Paradise.” Chaps. 8 and 9 in����Gardens, Landscape, and Vision in the Palaces of Islamic Spain, 163-222. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. “The Gardens of the Alhambra and the Concept of the Garden in Islamic Spain.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 163-71. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.


XIII.   MEDIA AND TECHNIQUE   4/9/13

Fernández Puertas, Antonio. “Calligraphy in al-Andalus.” In��The Legacy of Muslim Spain, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, II, 639-76. Leiden: Brill, 1994.

Khemir, Sabiha. “The Arts of the Book.” In Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 115-25. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.

Rosell���� Bordoy, Guillermo. “The Ceramics of al-Andalus.” In��Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain, edited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds, 97-103. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992.


XIV. MUDÉJAR 4/16/13 د��ن‎

Dodds, Jerrilynn. “The Mudéjar Tradition in Architecture.” In The Legacy of Muslim Spain, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, II, 592-97. Leiden: Brill, 1994.

Harvey, L.P. “The Mudejars.” In The Legacy of Muslim Spain, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, I, 176-87. Leiden: Brill, 1994.

Menocal, María Rosa. “In the Alhambra,” “Somewhere In La Mancha,” and “Epilogue: Andalusian Shards.” The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, 244-81. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

Miller, Kathryn A.����Guardians of Islam: Religious Authority and Muslim Communities in Late Medieval Spain. New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.

Ruiz Souza, Juan Carlos. “Architectural Languages, Functions, and Spaces: The Crown of Castile and Al-Andalus.”��Medieval Encounters 12 (2006): 360-87.

Trusted, Marjorie. “The Heritage of Islam and Judaism.” Ch. 3 in The Arts of Spain: Iberia and Latin America, 1450-1700, 106-41. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007.

Wunder, Amanda. “Classical, Christian, and Muslim Remains in the Construction of Imperial Seville (1520-1635). Journal of the History of Ideas 64, no. 2 (2003): 195-212.

[Distribution of Second Exam]


XV. SECOND EXAM 4/23/13 ا��تحان


XVI. DISCUSSION OF PAPER DRAFTS 4/30/13 منا��شات




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