Publication year: 2005
The work provides the first art historical monograph for a prosperous period in Iranian architecture which has remained virtually unknown, describing recourse to indigenous traditions and creative innovation in a region of 18-/19th-century Islamic architecture.
Edited by Monique Bernards and John Nawas
Edited by Doris Behrens-Abouseif and Stephen Vernoit
This collection of essays on Islamic art and architecture in the nineteenth century covers a wide geographical area and draws together different regional elements. The essays devote much attention to social, political, economic and intellectual issues, including the role of tradition and ...
Firoozeh Papan-Matin in Collaboration with Michael Fishbein
A unique case in the genre of Islamic autobiographies, this text depicts the life of Rūzbihān al-Baqlī (d. 1209) through his mystical visions as he appears in the unseen world (ʿālam al-ghayb) in the company of God, saints, prophets, and angels.
Edited by Sebastian Günther
This volume of collected studies in classical Arabic literature and Islam opens a window into the fascinating world of medieval Muslim scholarship. It explores issues in the intellectual heritage of Islam, which have universal appeal and are, therefore, of interest to both specialist and ...
This study analyzes the committed religio-political poetry of al-Muʾayyad al-Shīrāzī, chief missionary for the Fatimids in the fifth/eleventh century, demonstrating his founding of the tradition of "Fatimid daʿwa (religious mission) poetry” that has flourished after him for a thousand years.
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