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Chapter One: Court Arts of Islamic Spain

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Panel. 10th–early 11th century. Spain, probably Córdoba

After reading this chapter, you will be able to:

  • identify how the court art of Islamic Spain reflects a convergence of cultures
  • understand the ways in which royal patronage of the arts reflected the visual identity and opulence of two dynasties in Islamic Spain