Falconry in the Mediterranean Context


WHEN November 15-17, 2015
WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

This conference contributes to the understanding of falconry in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern world from the earliest evidence of its existence until the Early Modern period. Falconry is a practice that united Christians and Muslims, and involved all levels of society. The latest research on archaeological, textual, and visual testimonies of falconry will be addressed. Presentation topics include falconry in Central Asia; texts on falconry in Arabic, Turkish, Greek, Latin, Spanish, French and Italian; caring for sick falcons; and the depiction of falcons and falconry in manuscripts, monuments, and paintings. Image © Marin Devine, NYUAD
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

Warburg Institute, University of London
International Association for Falconry and Conservation of Birds of Prey

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