Frontiers of Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Celebration of Oleg Grabar's Eightieth Birthday ; the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Thirtieth Anniversary Special Volume

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Gülru Neci̇poğlu, Julia Bailey
BRILL, 2008 - Social Science - 395 pages
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"Muqarnas" is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. In "Muqarnas" articles are being published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.
 

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Contents

Michael Cook The Namesake Taboo
11
Gülru Neci
17
The Wall Paintings of Samarra and the Construction
107
Yasser Tabbaa Andalusian Roots and Abbasid Homage in the Qubbat alBarudiyyin in Marrakech
133
Nasser Rabbat Design without Representation in Medieval Egypt
147
Sheila S Blair A Brief Biography of Abu Zayd
155
Scott Redford A Newly Read Inscription on the Walls of Antalya Turkey
177
Poetics Mimesis and Devotion in the Palace of the Lions
185
Bloom The Fatimid Doors of the Fakahani Mosque in Cairo
231
Reflections on il giardino allitaliana
243
Two Mughal Tombs
255
On the Sensual and
275
Tülay Artan A Book of Kings Produced and Presented as a Treatise on Hunting
299
The Journey of a Reincarnated Manuscript
331
Classical Persian Painting in the Early
359
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Beiruts Last Mamluk Monument
215

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Gulru Necipoglu, (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1986) is the Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Harvard University. She has been the editor of Muqarnas since 1993.

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