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2008 STUDY TOURS

Pousadas & Paradores:  Portugal & Spain
SMITHSONIAN JOURNEYS - March, 2008
THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION - October, 2008

Lisbon to Monsaraz and Evora, Portugal and then on to Ubeda, Ronda,
Carmona, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Toledo and Madrid, Spain
 

 
My formal lectures on this tour included:
    •The Architectural Heritage of Roman,Visigoth and Islamic Cultures in Iberia
     •Building the Great Mosque of Córdoba
     •Roman City Planning and Architecture and the Treasures of Mérida
     •Artistry and Craftsmanship in the Alhambra's Interior Design Program



Classical Architecture of Greek and Roman Provence ARCHAEOLOGICAL TOURS - May, 2008

Marseilles to Arles, Orange, Glanum, Barbegal, St. Remy, Vaison-la-Romaine, Aix-en-Provence, Pont du Gard, Nimes, Avignon

Lectures included: 

•How Romans Built Cities
•Roman Mosaics in Provence
•Imperial Roman Architecture