ARCH 428/628K Cities of the Early Modern Mediterranean: a Comparative Perspective

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In this course, the Mediterranean Sea serves as a framework for exploring architecture and cities in the early modern period (1450-1750).  Key cities examined are Rome, Istanbul, Aleppo, Venice, Granada, and Algiers, with the aim of discovering parallels and contrasts between urban form, society, and building cultures under Christian and Islamic rule. Prerequisite: ARCH 225/226 or equivalent.