Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-05 11:58
Turks: A Journey of a Thousand Years, 600-1600 may be the world's greatest display of Turkish art and culture. The exhibit opened January 22, 2005 at London't Royal Academy of Arts.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 11:51
The Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland will present "The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance," a day-long workshop, on February 4, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 12:39
Two new books on the Crusades have hit the shelves. New Yorker writer Joan Acocella does the review.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-12-07 10:18
Aoife brings us links about medieval India as she celebrates her new modern-world job at a yoga magazine publishing company.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 11:20
New research has shown that medieval Arab scholars respected the philosophical and scientific accomplishments of the Egyptian queen Cleopatra.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 07:18
The remains of a 1,000-year-old mosque have been discovered near Baft in southern Iran.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-11-04 19:24
This week, Dame Aoife discusses medieval illnesses, especially the flu.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 16:03
Archaeologists working on a large site south of Lisbon, Portugal, believe it to be the largest Muslim cemetery on the Iberian peninsula.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-07-17 09:38
"Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum," featuring over one hundred of the V&A's 10th-18th century works, will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through February 6, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-06-19 06:54
The public has its first chance to view a medieval Egyptian map showing England as a "tiny, egg-shaped lump." The map is now on display at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-15 15:49
''Caliphs and Kings: The Art and Influence of Islamic Spain'' will be on display at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through October 17.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-05-08 21:39
''The Arts of Fire: Islamic Influences on the Italian Renaissance'' will be on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California, through September 5, 2004.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2004-04-19 13:17
This week Dame Aoife makes the medieval world a more glamorous place with a list of links pertaining to medieval cosmetics and perfume.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-04-04 12:30
An new exhibit will be visiting the National Gallery in Washington D.C. "Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum" will on display from July 18, 2004 to February 6, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-03-23 14:35
American Scientist: Medieval Islamic astronomers may have corrected and improved on Greek astronomy by creating new mathematical tools to explain the motions of celestial objects.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-02-25 13:17
This week Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the history and social customs of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 11:39
The trend toward virtual reality exhibits will give many more people access to the museum experience according to a recent BBC article.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-01-04 18:10
Beacon Journal: Department of Classical Studies, Anthropology and Archaeology of the University of Akron has received a wonderful Christmas gift: a collection of artifacts from former ambassador to Saudi Arabia, James Akins.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-05 01:52
En route to an exhibit at the Middle Eastern Studies Association of North America conference in Anchorage, the world famous Palestine Costume Archive travelling exhibit was lost. Now a worldwide plea has gone out to help locate and return the exhibit to its rightful owners.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-10 13:18
The Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, PA will host the traveling exhibit "Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection" November 29, 2003 through February 8, 2004.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2003-11-06 20:39
Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the Crusades.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-01 05:45
AFP: Indian archaeologists have found a medieval Hindu temple under the remains of an Islamic shrine that was razed by Hindus in 1992, a report unveiled in court said.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-07-18 18:38
Geomancy, a medieval Islamic form of divination, pops up in literature such as the Knight's Tale and Troilus and Criseyde. A website by Elizabeth Bennett of Princeton offers tips and a program on how to understand the process.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-07-14 13:50
Dignitaries from Arab and Muslim countries were present for the opening of the new Great Mosque of Granada, the first mosque built in Spain since King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expelled the Muslims in 1492.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2003-01-29 13:49
This week Aoife (Lis) shares links for all manner of information about the Medieval Arab World.