University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Islamic Heraldry

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Instructor:
Charles O'Connor


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA74 February 7, 2009
Crs #:
507
Date:
Sat Feb 07
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fee:
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
8/∞
Room:
Course Category:
Heraldry
Track:
No track assigned
Description
The class will cover the heraldic use across the Islamic world including but not only the Mamluk use traditionally covered in the Society. It will discuss the Islam wide concepts of color and symbols. It will discuss the heraldry of the Mamluks (as a function of their society). It will discuss the Islamic-Christian crossovers in Spain. Finally, it will discuss the Turkish use of heraldry for both the Sultan’s splendor and for Military purposes. A summary of heraldry in the Islamic world today will follow.