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Splendors of Islam (A Studio book)

Wilfred Blunt

Splendors of Islam (A Studio book)

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Published by Studio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Islamic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7642368M
    ISBN 10067066443X
    ISBN 109780670664436
    OCLC/WorldCa1959588


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Shaik Kadir. Mosques: Splendors of Islam Written by Leyla Uluhanli, Foreword by Prince Amyn Aga Khan, Introduction by Renata Holod Pub Date: Octo Category: Architecture - Buildings - Religious Publisher: Rizzoli About This Book One of the most important and authoritative books to celebrate mosque architecture and Islamic design, featuring many.

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Splendors of Islam. [Wilfrid Blunt] -- An illustrated general survey of the architecture and arts of Islam, ranging from Morocco to India and from the seventh century to the twentieth.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Splendors of Islam Title Splendors of Islam Statement of responsibility Wilfrid Blunt Creator. Blunt, Wilfrid, ; Subject. Islamic art; Language eng Cataloging source DLC Dewey number /.1/ Illustrations illustrations Index index present LC call number N LC item number.B58 Literary form non fiction Nature of contents.

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This visually stunning volume illustrates the development of the basic mosque structural and decorative elements through sixty examples. Essays by prominent architecture and design authorities cover topics such as the iconographic.

This book covers their earliest origins in Mecca and Medina to contemporary masterpieces, illuminating their stylistic transformations and providing examples from Islam’s great dynasties—the Umayyads, the Abbasids, the Mamluks, the Ottomans, the Safavids, and the Mughals.

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Mosques: Splendors of Islam | Folio Society JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. In the new book "Mosques: Splendors of Islam", Rizzoli celebrates the history of mosque architecture and Islamic design, from Mecca and Medina to contemporary masterpieces.

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