Looking Widely, Looking Closely—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.

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