The Arts of Ornamental Geometry

A Persian Compendium on Similar and Complementary Interlocking Figures. A Volume Commemorating Alpay Özdural

Edited by Gülru Necipoğlu Harvard University

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€59,00
$82.00
ISBN13: 
9789004301962
E-ISBN: 
9789004315204
Publication Date: 
September 2017
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Hardback
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382 pp.
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0921-0326
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13

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...
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12
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211490
E-ISBN: 
9789004215740
Publication date: 
November 2011
€59,00
$79.00

Introductory Notes, Critical Editions, and Translations by Howard Crane and Esra Akın. Edited with a Preface by Gülru Necipoğlu

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11
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004141681
Publication date: 
May 2006
€33,60
$45.00
€56,00
$75.00

Introductory Notes, Critical Editions, and Translations by Howard Crane, Ohio University and Esra Akın, Oberlin College.Edited with a Preface by Gülru Necipoğlu, Harvard University

The present volume contains critical editions of all five autobiographical accounts of the The sixteenth-century Ottoman architect Sinan, along with transcriptions, annotated translations, and facsimiles of the most important variant versions; an introductory essay that analyzes the various...
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11
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259638
Publication date: 
May 2006
€49,00
$63.00

Wheeler M. Thackston, Harvard University

This volume contains album prefaces in the original Persian version with English translation, miscellaneous documents relating to calligraphers and painters, and specimens of travel literature from the Timurid and Safavid periods.
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Volume: 
10
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259621
Publication date: 
December 2000
€49,00
$63.00

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.
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Volume: 
9
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259614
Publication date: 
December 2000
€49,00
$63.00

Translated and annotated by Howard Crane Ohio State University

This is an annotated translation of what is perhaps the most important Ottoman literary source for the architectural monuments and urban form of the Ottoman capital, Istanbul: Hafız Hüseyin bin Ismail Ayvansarayî's Hadikat al-Cevami (The Garden of Mosques). There are also separate descriptions of...
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Volume: 
8
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259607
Publication date: 
December 1999
€49,00
$63.00

Edited by Attilio Petruccioli, Polytechnic University of Bari

A conference on the Islamic garden was held at M.I.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1994. This volume collects eight papers from the conference and two additional papers especially written for the book, to further and act as a basis for the attention given by scholars these days to Islamic...
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Volume: 
7
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259591
Publication date: 
April 1997
€49,00
$63.00

Edited by Lisa Golombek, University of Toronto and Maria Subtelny, University of Toronto

The nineteen papers collected in this volume were delivered at a symposium held in Toronto, November 1989 in order to discuss the art and culture of Timurid times. The papers cover the last decades of the fourteenth century and the whole of the fifteenth, in an area of western Asia extending...
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6
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259584
Publication date: 
May 1992
€49,00
$63.00

Sheila S. Blair, Boston College

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...
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Volume: 
5
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259577
Publication date: 
November 1991
€49,00
$63.00

Eva Baer, Tel Aviv University

I. Islamic Lands in the Late Ayyubid Period; II. The Artifacts; III. Christian Imagery: It's Models and Meaning (New Testament Scenes; Sacred and Ecclesiastical Images; The Brasses in Their Cultural Context)...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004259560
Publication date: 
June 1989
€49,00
$63.00

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