Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates, Volume 1
This volume is the first to offer an overall survey of the architectural and artistic heritage of the Deccan Sultanate and to place this legacy within its historical context. The cultural links which existed between the Deccan and the Middle East, for example, are clearly discernible in Deccani architecture and paintings and a remarkable collection of photographs, many of which have never been published before, testify to such influences. The book will be a source of inspiration to all those interested in the rich and diverse culture of India.
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Ahmad Ahmadnagar Alauddin angled arabesque arcaded arched openings arched recesses architecture artist attributed Aurangabad Aurangzeb Bahmani Baridi Bidar Bijapur black basalt brackets building Burhanpur calligraphic carved central chamber chhatri citadel Colour Plate corner court courtly curving Daulatabad Deccani Deccani painting decorated Delhi domical tops doorway east eaves eighteenth century elephant entrance facade finials flanked gate George Michell Golconda Golconda painting Gulbarga Hindu Husain Hyderabad Ibrahim Adil Shah India inscription interior Iranian Islamic Jami mosque Khan kilometres Mahal Malik Malik Ambar mandapa Maratha Mark Zebrowski mausoleum medallions metres middle mihrab minarets miniature monuments mosque motifs Mughal Muhammad Quli Museum niches Nizam Shahi octagonal painter palace panels parapet pavilions Persian petalled plaster plasterwork portrait prayer hall private collection Pune Qutb Shahi Raigad reign religious roofed royal rulers seventeenth century Shaykh Shivaji side sixteenth century stone style Sultan Ibrahim Adil surviving temple throne tiers tiles tilework towers Tughluq vaults Vijayanagara walls