Arabesques and Geometry

Teaser Image Arabesques and Geometry - (1999) 21 min
ID: 1999-62
Director: Antonio F. Costa, Bernardo Gomez, Javier Mora
Country: es
Age Rating: 0
Distributor: Springer Verlag
Genres: Education
Languages: English

The authors of this film explain the topic of symmetry in mathematics with examples from Islamic art. The mathematical background – plane crystallographic groups – is spectacularly illustrated by examples at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain. This film will be enjoyed by everyone interested in mathematics, from school students to researchers.

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