Muqarnas

Muqarnas

An Annual on the Visual Culture of the Islamic World. Volume 20

eBook - 2003
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Muqarnas , the well-respected annual of Islamic art and architecture, is sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard U. and MIT. The 20th volume features 12 articles on topics that include geometry in a 9th-century Koran, the defense of alchemy in a Mongol era manuscript, the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran, the Norma Jean Calderwood collection of Islamic art, a Sufi convent in Istanbul, an Ottoman album of traditional costume, and the 12th- and 13th- century layout of the Great Mosque of Córdoba. The contributors include art historians and curators in the US (several are affiliated with the Aga Khan Program), the UK, and France. The volume is well illustrated with quality color and b&w plates. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2003
ISBN: 9781423714521
1423714520
9781280467721
128046772X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (278 pages) : illustrations

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