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Ilex Series 20

The Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia

Seven Essays

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674987340

Publication Date: 04/22/2019


218 pages

6 x 9 inches

67 halftones

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  • Preface and Acknowledgements
  • Introductory Essay: Image, Text, and Metatext [Olga M. Davidson]
  • At the Outset of Illustrated Shahnama Manuscripts: The Volume Dated 731/1330 in the Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, Istanbul [Marianna Shreve Simpson]
  • The Demimonde in Safavid Painting [Sheila Canby]
  • Shiraz Manuscripts during the Time of Shāh ‘Abbās I [Lâle Uluç]
  • The “Big Head” Shāhnāma in Istanbul and Elsewhere: Some Codicological and Iconographical Observations [Charles Melville]
  • Emulation in the Arts of the Book: Baysunghur’s Two Kalīla wa Dimna Manuscripts [David J. Roxburgh]
  • Persianate and Anatolian: Tile Decoration and Its Architectural Context in Medieval Anatolia [Oya Pancaroğlu]
  • Contributors

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