Ayyubid Metalwork with Christian Images
By Pedro Moura Carvalho. With a Translation and Annotated Transcription of the Text by Wheeler M. Thackston
Akbar’s commission of a Life of Christ from the Jesuit Jerome Xavier resulted in a fascinating text (1602) in which the author’s concern not to antagonize his Muslim hosts is apparent. The 27 miniatures were inspired by the text itself, resulting in unique interpretations of episodes that often ...
Introductory Notes, Critical Editions, and Translations by Howard Crane and Esra Akın. Edited with a Preface by Gülru Necipoğlu
Wheeler M. Thackston
Persian text and English translation of the major texts of album prefaces, miscellaneous documents, and travel literature from the Timurid and Safavid periods.
David J. Roxburgh
This source study examines prefaces to Persian albums (ca. 1491-1609) from a variety of perspectives historical, literary, and cultural to analyze the emergence, practice, and principles of art historical writing and the formation of an art tradition in Safavid Iran.
Sheila S. Blair
This book studies the surviving 79 monumental inscriptions from the Iranian world that date to the first five centuries of the Muslim era (ad 622-1106). Each is presented with photographs, drawings, transcriptions, translations and an extensive commentary, which explains the text in its larger ...
M. Shokoohy. With Contributions by M. Bayani-Wolpert and N.H. Shokoohy
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