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Suggested Readings and Resources

Carboni, Stefano, ed. Venice and the Islamic World, 828–1797. Exhibition catalogue. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007.

Carboni, Stefano, Trinita Kennedy, and Elizabeth Marwell. "Commercial Exchange, Diplomacy, and Religious Difference between Venice and the Islamic World." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–.
High school

———. "Islamic Art and Culture: The Venetian Perspective." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–.
High school

———. "Venice and the Islamic World, 828–1797." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–.
High school

———. "Venice's Principal Muslim Trading Partners: The Mamluks, the Ottomans, and the Safavids." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–.
High school

Church and Mosque: Religious Architecture in Venice and Istanbul. DVD. 30 min. New York: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 1996.
Discusses how the political and economic relationship between these two cities influenced architectural design in the sixteenth century.

Covington, Richard. "East Meets West in Venice." Saudi Aramco World (March–April 2008), pp. 2–13.
Middle school; high school

Sardar, Marika. "Europe and the Islamic World, 1600–1800." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–.
High school

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Velvet fragment

The lesson plan related to Venice and the Islamic World features a sixteenth-century velvet fragment from Turkey.