Islamic art and visual culture: An Anthology of Sources

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Abstract

An edited collection of primary sources with commentary; it includes selections from the Quran, geographical descriptions, al-Maqqari on Madinat al-Zahra, al-Maqrizi’s description of Cairo, Ibn Khaldun on patronage and urbanism, treatises on calligraphy and painting, Firuz Shah Tughluq’s account of architectural patronage, the Irshad Zira'a on gardens, imperial memoirs, foreign travel accounts, and documentary genres such as wafiyyas, hisba manuals, and the Geniza archive.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Number of pages196
ISBN (Print)1405154012, 9781405154024, 1405154020, 9781405154017
StatePublished - 2011

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Anthology
Islamic Art
Patronage
Visual Culture
Primary Source
Treatise
Quran
Calligraphy
Geniza
Memoir
Shah
Travel Account
Cairo
Urbanism
Documentary

Keywords

  • Islam
  • Islamic art
  • Islamic architecture

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Islamic art and visual culture : An Anthology of Sources. / Ruggles, D. Fairchild (Editor).

Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 196 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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