Quantcast
Looking Widely, Looking Closely Symposium: "Every Torn Piece of My Heart Becomes a Green Meadow”: The History and Religious Function of Aineh-Kari in Persianate Architecture

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

Recorded October 18–20, 2012

Part Sixteen of Twenty-Six

Sophia Rose Shafi, Visiting Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Iliff School of Theology, provides a brief history of the origins and use of aineh-kari in Persianate architecture. Aineh-kari serves an important function in the religious practices of pilgrims by interrupting the mundane and introducing the sacred.

Collections, Islamic Art (61)

Media thumbnail

Building the Moroccan Court
(00:17:43) 2583 views

Media thumbnail

The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 169 views

Media thumbnail

Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 145 views

Media thumbnail

Conserving the Emperor's Carpet
(00:08:32) 4022 views

Media thumbnail

Conserving the Damascus Room
(00:03:14) 1146 views

Media thumbnail

Discoveries Symposium Part 6
(02:02:50) 28 views

Media thumbnail

Discoveries Symposium Part 5
(01:59:34) 74 views

Media thumbnail

Discoveries Symposium Part 3
(02:15:02) 55 views

Media thumbnail

Discoveries Symposium Part 2
(01:30:57) 108 views

Media thumbnail

Discoveries Symposium Part 1
(02:22:06) 284 views

Media thumbnail

Discoveries Symposium Part 4
(02:02:33) 71 views

Media thumbnail

Games of the Ancient World
(02:15:29) 240 views