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FREE London Lecture: The Ka’ba of Mecca as Axis and Matrix Mundi

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Ka’ba of Mecca as axis and matrix mundi, Dr Simon O’Meara (SOAS)

Mappa mundi with the ‘Dome of the earth’ (Qubbat al-arḍ) at the centre, the Kaʿba next to it, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria at the perimeter. From an unidentified late medieval or pre-modern Persianate manuscript. Gouache and ink on paper.

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Date:
February 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Organiser

Amy Riach
Email:
ar at royalasiaticsociety.org

Venue

Royal Asiatic Society Lecture Theatre
14 Stephenson Way
London, NW1 2HD United Kingdom
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Phone:
02073884539
Website:
www.royalasiaticsociety.org