Muqarnas : Volume 20 / An annual on the visual culture of the Islamic world.

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, t...

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Author / Creator: Necipoglu, Gulru.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Leiden : BRILL, 2003.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • The Geometry of the Qur'an of Amajur: A Preliminary Study of Proportion in Early Arabic Calligraphy
  • A Bestiary Tale: Text and Image of the Unicorn in the Kit&amp
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  • Painting as Persuasion: A Visual Defense of Alchemy in an Islamic Manuscript of the Mongol Period
  • The Painted-Glass Decoration of the Mausoleum of Ahmad ibn Sulayman al-Rifa'i in Cairo
  • Modest Luxuries: Decorated Lead-Glazed Pottery in the South of Bilad al-Sham (Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries)
  • The Great Mosque of Córdoba in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
  • Death in Damascus: Venetians in Syria in the Mid-fifteenth Century
  • A Building between the Public and Private Realms of the Ottoman Elite: The Sufi Convent of Sokollu Mehmed Pasha in Istanbul
  • A Sartorial Tribute to Late Tanzimat Ottomanism: The Elbise-i 'Osm&amp
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  • Religious Icon and National Symbol: The Tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran
  • Collecting by the Book: The Shaping of Private and Public Collections
  • The Comares Hall in the Alhambra and James Turrell's Space that Sees: A Comparison of Aesthetic Phenomenology.