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Image and meaning in Islamic art

Author: Robert Hillenbrand
Publisher: London : Altajir Trust, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Image and meaning in Islamic art.
London : Altajir Trust, 2005
(OCoLC)742435930
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hillenbrand
ISBN: 1901435121 9781901435122
OCLC Number: 60850508
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: New light on Islamic iconography / Robert Hillenbrand --
Iconography in Islamic art / Ernst Grube --
Solar and celestial symbolism in medieval Islamic art / James Allan --
The Minbar of Al-Aqsa: form and function / Sylvia Auld --
Mightiness, ecstasy and control: some general features of Islamic arts / Johann-Christoph Bürgel --
A royal drinking scene from Alchi: Iranian iconography in the Western Himalayas / Finbarr B. Flood --
Early medieval Islamic court life: the evidence of the literary sources / ʻAbd al-Rahman al-Gailani --
Paradise glimpsed by the Muslim believer at prayer / Raya Y. Shani --
The iconography of the illustrated Timurid Ẓafarnāma manuscripts / Eleanor Sims --
Fire-making, and its influence on the background to some mysterious iconography in medieval Islamic art / Marian Wenzel --
A bibliography of iconography in Islamic art / Ernst J. Grube.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Hillenbrand.

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