Write a prcis of 500 words minimum of the assigned excerpt by Oleg Grabar: “Symbolic Appropriation of the Land.” In the book, The Formation of Islamic Art, pp. 45-74. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. Click on the following link: https://www-aaeportal-com.proxy.library.vcu.edu/?id=-15229. (Links to an external site.)
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Your prcis should demonstrate comprehension of the authors main points, supporting evidence, methodology, and essay structure. In your last 1 or 2 paragraphs, express your opinion of the effectiveness and value of the ideas and arguments made. Also state what aspects of the works were not addressed and suggest a direction future research on these monuments might take.