Course: Islamic Arts and Architecture

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Course title Islamic Arts and Architecture
Course code KFI/KIS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Klapetek Martin, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Umayyad Art 2. Abbasid Art 3. Umayyad Art in Spain 4. Fatimid dynasty in Egypt 5. Seljuk in Persia 6. Seljuk in Anatolia 7. Atabers and Ayyubids in Syria 8. Mamluk Sultanate in Egypt 9. Nasrid dynasty in Spain 10. Timurids 11. Ottomans (mosques) 12. Ottomans (palaces) 13. Safavids 14. Mughals 15. Modern islamic architekture in Europe 16. Influence od Islamic art and architecture on non-islamic world

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Projection
Learning outcomes
The course deals with islamic art and architecture. Students get acquainted with arts (Calligraphy, Pottery, Applied art and Textiles) and typical buldings the Muslims World (Mosque, Madrasah, Mausoleum and Citadel).
Student can define forms of islamic architecture and arts.
no prerequisite

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

consultations with the teacher, paper, test
Recommended literature
  • Korán. Praha Academia, 2000. ISBN 80-207-0444-2.
  • Annette Hagedorn. Islamische Kunst. 2011. ISBN 978-3822856666.
  • Bahbouh, Ch.:. Půvab arabské kaligrafie. Praha, Dar ibn Rushd, 2002. ISBN 80-86149-36-6.
  • Epstein-Mil, R. ? Richter, M. Die Synagogen der Schweiz. Bauten zwischen Emanzipation, Assimilation und Akkulturation.. Curych, 2008. ISBN 978-3-0340-0900-3.
  • Grube, E.L.:. Islámské umění. Praha Artia, 1973.
  • Jens Kröger. Islamische Kunst in Berliner Sammlungen : [100 Jahre Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin]. Berlin, 2004. ISBN 3-86601-435-X.
  • Joachim Gierlichs. Islamische Kunst in Deutschland. 2004. ISBN 978-3805333160.
  • Jonathan M. Bloom and Sheila S. Blair. The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250?1800. 1996. ISBN 978-0300064650.
  • Jonathan M. Bloom and Sheila S. Blair. The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture. Oxford, 2009. ISBN 9780195309911.
  • Křiváková, A.; Mendel, M.; Müller, Z.:. Islám - ideál a skutečnost. Praha Baset, 2002.
  • Lewis, B.:. Dějiny Blízkého východu. Praha Lidové Noviny, 1996. ISBN 80-7106-191-3.
  • Lorenz Korn. Geschichte der islamischen Kunst. 2008. ISBN 978-3406569708.
  • Oleg Grabar. Islamic Visual Culture, 1100?1800. 2006. ISBN 978-0-86078-922-2.
  • Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar, Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250. 2003. ISBN 978-0300088694.
  • Tauer, F:. Svět islámu, jeho dějiny a kultura. Praha, Vyšehrad, 1984.
  • Vaverka, J:. Moderní sakrální stavby církví a náboženských společností na území Čech, Moravy a Slezka. Brno, Jota, 2004. ISBN 80-7217-7957-2.

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