Cairo: 1001 Years of Art and Architecture

(97 mins) This video series, in four parts, takes the viewer into the environs and actual space and sound of the great heritage of Islamic art and architecture in Cairo. Previewed at the annual MESA Convention in November 1999, this is a wonderful scholarly overview and experience of medieval Cairo. The overview is accompanied by three sections of extensive historic and artistic detail, suitable for art history, related coursework, and academic research of individual mosques and buildings.