From 1000 to 1400, the medieval city of Jerusalem was home to more cultures, religions, and languages than ever before. This audio tour illuminates the key role that the Holy City played in shaping the beautiful and complex art of the period.
Al-Qazwini (1202–1283). "The Archangel Israfil," from 'Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (The Wonders of Creation and Oddities of Existence), late 14th–early 15th century. Egypt or Syria. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper. British Museum, London. © The Trustees of the British Museum