Looking Widely, Looking Closely—The Friday Mosque Revisited: The Meaning, Function, and Evolution of an Architectural Paradigm

Historians of Islamic Art Third Biennial Symposium: Looking Widely, Looking Closely

Recorded October 18–20, 2012

Part Fifteen of Twenty-Six

Ruba Kana'an, Head of Education and Scholarly Programmes, The Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada, examines Friday mosques in specific contexts and the textual discourse relevant to them highlighting the issues, concerns, and principles involved in the Muslim understanding of the Friday prayer and the Friday mosques, and broadening the art historical debate about them.

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