Search: Middle East and Islamic Studies - Archaeology, Art & Architecture, 2011
Editor: Gülru Necipoğlu. Managing Editor: Karen A. Leal
Muqarnas 28 contains articles on a number of topics including shadow puppets, the concept of fann, Byzantine and Ottoman architecture, and seventeenth-century Persian painting. The "Notes and Sources" section includes a discussion of an early fifteenth-century Khamsa in the Bryn Mawr College ...
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 ...
Editor: Gülru Necipoğlu Managing Editor: Karen A. Leal
In Muqarnas articles are published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources. Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts ...
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