Islamic Geometry: The Odyssey of a Legacy. 48th William Cohn Memorial Lecture. | University of Oxford

Islamic Geometry: The Odyssey of a Legacy. 48th William Cohn Memorial Lecture.

Speaker
Professor Doris Behrens Abouseif
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont St
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Learn the significance of the Late Antiquity legacy in the development of Islamic geometrical design. Follow its evolution across various media to the blossom of the characteristic polygonal star composition.