The Tolerance of Fatimid Egypt and its Unnoticed Enigma

Lecture

The Tolerance of Fatimid Egypt and its Unnoticed Enigma

Date: Sun, Mar 11, 2018 02:00PM - Sun, Mar 11, 2018 04:00PM
Price: $20, $18 Friends, $12 students and seniors

Join Dr. Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani, renowned cultural historian and curator of The World of the Fatimids, as he reveals the multi-layered identity of Egypt's Fatimid dynasty, using the art they left behind to illustrate its role as an early pluralistic society.

Dr. Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani is an internationally renowned cultural historian of the Iranian world and its sphere of influence, including the Persian-speaking courts of Islamic India.

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