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Writing Signs: The Fatimid Public Text
Writing Signs: The Fatimid Public Text
By University of California Press
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mpn: 36 b&w photographs, 21 line illustration, ean: 9780520208025, isbn: 0520208021,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Irene Bierman explores the complex relationship between alphabet and language as well as the ways the two elements are socially defined by time and place. She focuses her exploration on the Eastern Mediterranean in the sixth through twelfth centuries...


Chronicles of the First Crusade (Penguin Classics)
Chronicles of the First Crusade (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780241955222, isbn: 024195522X,

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The gripping story of the First Crusade, as witnessed firsthandThe fall of Jerusalem in 1099 to an army of exhausted and starving western European soldiers was one of the most extraordinary events in history—with a legacy that remains controversial...


L'Islam et la destruction des statues: Étude comparée sur l'art figuratif en droit juif, chrétien et musulman (French Edition)
L'Islam et la destruction des statues: Étude comparée sur l'art figuratif en droit juif, chrétien et musulman (French Edition)
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781511411080, isbn: 1511411082,

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Cet ouvrage est consacré à l'art figuratif en droit juif, chrétien et musulman, en insistant sur la destruction des statues par les intégristes musulmans aussi bien dans les pays arabes et musulmans qu'en Occident. Il démontre les liens intimes ...


İslam Sikkeleri (Turkish Edition)
İslam Sikkeleri (Turkish Edition)
By Türkiye Alim Kitapları
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9783639811384, isbn: 3639811380,

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Çalışma, Kahramanmaraş Müzesi'nde bulunan ve Osmanlı dönemine kadar olan İslami dönem sikke örneklerini ihtiva etmektedir. Sikkelerin, üzerlerindeki yazılar okunmak ve figüratif, dekoratif ögeler incelenmek suretiyle, ait oldukları dö...




Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, Third Edition
Reading the Middle Ages: Sources from Europe, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, Third Edition
By University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division
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The third edition of Reading the Middle Ages retains the strengths of previous editions—thematic and geographical diversity, clear and informative introductions, and close integration with A Short History of the Middle Ages—and adds significant n...


God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)
God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture (The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art)
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mpn: 300 color + 25 b/w illus., ean: 9780300215281, isbn: 0300215282,

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The Qur’an makes rich references to light, tying it to revelation, and light consequently permeates the culture and visual arts of the Islamic lands. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth explores the integral role of light in Islamic civil...


Tesoros del Islam (Spanish Edition)
Tesoros del Islam (Spanish Edition)
By Blume
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A celebration of the contribution Islam has made to the cultural and spiritual heritage of the world, this sumptuous reference gathers numerous examples of the masterpieces of art and architecture that one of the world's major religions has left on v...


The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion
The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion
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mpn: 43171-599948, ean: 9781784532161, isbn: 1784532169,

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The minority communities of northern Iraq are under increasingly severe threat from Islamic State jihadists. Among these minorities, the Yezidis have one of the most remarkable legacies of any tradition in the Middle East. Yet not just their religiou...


Ars Orientalis the Arts of Islam and the East
Ars Orientalis the Arts of Islam and the East
By Freer Gallery of Art
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ean: 9780934686228, isbn: 093468622X,

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Part adventure story, part maritime archaeological expedition, part historical look into ninth-century Chinese economy, culture, and trade, Shipwrecked is a fascinating journey back in time.Twelve centuries ago, a merchant ship—an Arab dhow—found...


A  Bibliography of the Architecture, Arts, and Crafts of Islam, Supplement II
A Bibliography of the Architecture, Arts, and Crafts of Islam, Supplement II
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January 1972-January 1980...


Muqarnas 32: Gazing Otherwise: Modalities of Seeing in and Beyond the Lands of Islam
Muqarnas 32: Gazing Otherwise: Modalities of Seeing in and Beyond the Lands of Islam
By Brill
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Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.Muqarnas 32, subtitled "Gazing...


Squatters
Squatters
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mpn: 60 colour, 10 b&w plates, ean: 9789073362536, isbn: 9073362539,

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In 2001, Rotterdam and Porto, the cultural capitals of Europe for that year, were besieged by international artists invited to design projects that explored these two cities and their spaces. The singular nature of each work in Squatters led to their...


Divine Names: The 99 Healing Names of the One Love
Divine Names: The 99 Healing Names of the One Love
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THE PATH TO SELF-DISCOVERY AND INNER AND OUTER PEACEDivine Names is a unique contribution to understanding life and oneself on a deeper level: by learning to open to the Divine. It draws on original Arabic literature - often not available in European...


Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition: Aesthetics, Politics and Desire in Early Islam
Art and Architecture in the Islamic Tradition: Aesthetics, Politics and Desire in Early Islam
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mpn: 30 integrated bw, 16pp colour plates, ean: 9781780765617, isbn: 1780765614,

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What is 'art' in the sense of the Islamic tradition? Mohammed Hamdouni Alami argues that Islamic art has historically been excluded from Western notions of art; that the Western aesthetic tradition's preoccupation with the human body has meant that I...


Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250 (The Yale University Press Pelican Histor)
Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250 (The Yale University Press Pelican Histor)
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300053302, isbn: 0300053304,

Surveys the significant artistic and architectural works of Islamic countries from the seventh through the thirteenth centuries...


Medieval Times, Grades 5 - 8 (World History)
Medieval Times, Grades 5 - 8 (World History)
By Mark Twain
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mpn: 404157, ean: 9781580376303, isbn: 1580376304,

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Bring history to life for students in grades 5 and up using Medieval Times! This 96-page book features reading selections and assessments that utilize a variety of questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking, and constr...


Islamic Art and Architecture (The World of Art)
Islamic Art and Architecture (The World of Art)
By Thames Hudson
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ean: 9780500203057, isbn: 0500203059,

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Covering one thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, Robert Hillenbrand incorporates all the latest discoveries and interpretations in this authoritative guide to the arts of Islam. From t...


Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam. Venetia Porter ... [Et Al.]. Kennedy
Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam. Venetia Porter ... [Et Al.]. Kennedy
By British Museum Press
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ean: 9780714111759, isbn: 0714111759,

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Proclaim the pilgrimage to all people. They will come on foot and on the backs of swift camels from distant corners of the earth. Quran, surat al-Hajj vs 27-30 It is a sacred duty for Muslims, wherever they may reside, to go at least once in their li...


Art of Islam (Temporis)
Art of Islam (Temporis)
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ean: 9781844846580, isbn: 184484658X,

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Islamic art is not the art of a nation nor of a people, but that of a religion: Islam. Spreading from the Arabian Peninsula, the proselyte believers conquered, in a few centuries, a territory spreading from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Multicult...



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