Thursday, March 21st, 6:30 PM
UVA McIntire Lecture Series
Dr Simon Rettig, Assistant Curator, Freer | Sackler Galleries
Sultan Ahmad Jalayir and his Manuscripts: New Directions in Persian Arts of the Book around 1400
Campbell Hall, Room 16
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Prerequisites: HIND 1020 or equivalent, or instructor permission.
Introduces various types of written and spoken Urdu; vocabulary building, idioms, and problems of syntax; and conversation.
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Survey of Central Asian civilizations from the first to the twenty-first centuries, with particular emphasis on nomadism, invasions, conquests, and major religious-cultural developments.