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Looking Widely, Looking Closely Symposium: Overlapping Decagons on the Iranian Plateau: History of Architecture and the History of Mathematics

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

Recorded October 18–20, 2012

Part Seventeen of Twenty-Six

Carol Bier, Research Associate at The Textile Museum, presents work that strives to arrive at a methodology to interpret the meaning of geometry. Her conclusions establish a new paradigm that relates these patterns in pre-Mongol Iran to then contemporary philosophical discourse and the history of mathematics.

Collections, Islamic Art (61)

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Building the Moroccan Court
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The Arts of the Book
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Revealing the Original
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Conserving the Emperor's Carpet
(00:08:32) 4022 views

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

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

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

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

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

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Discoveries Symposium Part 1
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Discoveries Symposium Part 4
(02:02:33) 71 views

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