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The Gospel of Judas
The Gospel of Judas
By Kasser, Rodolphe (EDT)/ Meyer, Marvin W. (EDT)/ Wurst, Gregor (EDT)
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mpn: 9781426200427, ean: 9781426200427, isbn: 1426200420,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
For 1,600 years its message lay hidden. When the bound papyrus pages of this lost gospel finally reached scholars who could unlock its meaning, they were astounded. Here was a gospel that had not been seen since the early days of Christianity, and wh...


The Umayyads: The Rise of Islamic Art (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
The Umayyads: The Rise of Islamic Art (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
By Ingramcontent
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9783902782069, isbn: 3902782064,

The Umayyads: The Rise of Islamic Art presents a journey through the great artistic and cultural flourishing that gave birth to the formative phase of Islamic art during the 7th and 8th centuries. The Umayyads unified the Mediterranean and Persian cu...


Arte y arquitectura del Islam, 1250-1800 / Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800 (Manuales Arte Catedra) (Spanish Edition)
Arte y arquitectura del Islam, 1250-1800 / Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800 (Manuales Arte Catedra) (Spanish Edition)
By Catedra Ediciones
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ean: 9788437617015, isbn: 8437617014,

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El islam / The Islam (Art Book) (Spanish Edition)
El islam / The Islam (Art Book) (Spanish Edition)
By Sociedad Editorial Electa Espana
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sku: 84-8156-381-1, ean: 9788481563818, isbn: 8481563811,

A lo largo de una trayectoria milenaria que se ha extendido por tres continentes en una fascinante diversidad de soluciones creativas, de complejas experiencias culturales y de grandes desafíos filosóficos y espirituales, el arte del Islam ha logra...


World Architecture: Greece (World Architecture: Taschen 25th Anniversary)
World Architecture: Greece (World Architecture: Taschen 25th Anniversary)
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ean: 9783836510387, isbn: 3836510383,

From the superb mausoleum of Mausolus in Halicarnassus, stop by the shrine to Apollo at Delphi with its famous oracle, or pass through the imposing Lion Gate in Mycenae. This ""picture book journey"" takes us through all the important architectural s...


The Shrines of the 'Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi'is and the Architecture of Coexistence (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
The Shrines of the 'Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi'is and the Architecture of Coexistence (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
By Edinburgh University Press
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ean: 9780748645794, isbn: 0748645799,

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The first illustrated, architectural history of the 'Alid shrines, increasingly endangered by the conflict in SyriaThe 'Alids (descendants of the Prophet Muhammad) are among the most revered figures in Islam, beloved by virtually all Muslims, regardl...


Islamic Art and Architecture: From Isfahan to the Taj Mahal
Islamic Art and Architecture: From Isfahan to the Taj Mahal
By Thames & Hudson
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ean: 9780500511008, isbn: 0500511004,

More than five hundred full-color illustrations and reproductions capture a panoramic array of Islamic art and architecture in a study that examines the sources, forms, themes, and symbolism of Islamic artistry, as exemplified in mosques, palaces, la...


SELCKLU TURKLERININ ISLAM TASAVVURU (DERGAH YAYINLARI) (Turkish Edition)
SELCKLU TURKLERININ ISLAM TASAVVURU (DERGAH YAYINLARI) (Turkish Edition)
By Dergah
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ean: 9789759952570, isbn: 9759952572,

Türk düşünce ve inanç tarihi, coğrafî bakımdan Selçuklu devrine doğru genişlerken fikrî bakımdan da derinleşir. Halkası olduğumuz zincir burada dövülmeye başlanır. Selçuklu Devleti’nin kuruluşuyla İslâmiyet, siyasî ve fikr...


Ars Orientalis the Arts of Islam and the East
By Freer Gallery of Art
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The Empire of the Great Mughals: History, Art and Culture
The Empire of the Great Mughals: History, Art and Culture
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mpn: 26 black & white illustrations, 92 colou, ean: 9781861892515, isbn: 1861892519,

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Long viewed as an exotic wonderland of unimaginable treasures, the Mughal Empire (1526–1857) was, in reality, the mightiest Islamic empire in the history of India. In The Empire of the Great Mughals, historian Annemarie Schimmel describes the polit...


Romance and Reason: Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past
Romance and Reason: Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691181844, isbn: 0691181845,

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Within a century of the Arab Muslim conquest of vast territories in the Middle East and North Africa, Islam became the inheritor of the intellectual legacy of classical antiquity. In an epochal cultural transformation between the eighth and tenth cen...


The Experience of Islamic Art on the Margins of Islam
The Experience of Islamic Art on the Margins of Islam
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ean: 9780863723001, isbn: 0863723004,

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al-Fann al-Islāmī (Arabic Edition)
al-Fann al-Islāmī (Arabic Edition)
By Arab Press Agency
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ean: 9786500298222, isbn: 6500298225,

لقد أخذ الفن الإسلامي كثيرا من أصوله عن الفنون المسيحية الشرقية، كما تأثر كثيرا بفنون إيران وبغيرها من الفنون التي ازدهرت في البلاد التي ...


Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asia (Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks)
Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asia (Islamic Civilization and Muslim Networks)
By Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
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mpn: 28 colour & 78 b&w illustrations, glossa, ean: 9780807833582, isbn: 0807833584,

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This pioneering work traces the emergence of the modern and contemporary art of Muslim South Asia in relation to transnational modernism and in light of the region's intellectual, cultural, and political developments. Art historian Iftikhar Dadi here...


The Goddess Obscured: Transformation of the Grain Protectress from Goddess to Saint
The Goddess Obscured: Transformation of the Grain Protectress from Goddess to Saint
By Brand: Beacon Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780807067239, isbn: 0807067237,

Recounts the story of the grain protectress, an image that has persisted from the ancient Near East to the classical world and still survives in folksongs and village celebrations today....


The Origins of Visual Culture in the Islamic World: Aesthetics, Art and Architecture in Early Islam
The Origins of Visual Culture in the Islamic World: Aesthetics, Art and Architecture in Early Islam
By I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
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ean: 9781788310963, isbn: 1788310969,

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In 10th century Iraq, a group of Arab intellectuals and scholars known as the Ikhwan al-Safa began to make their intellectual mark on the society around them. A mysterious organisation, the identities of its members have never been clear. But its con...


In the Lands of the Enchanted Moorish Maiden: Islamic Art in Portugal (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
In the Lands of the Enchanted Moorish Maiden: Islamic Art in Portugal (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
By Brand: Trans-Atlantic Publications, Inc.
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ean: 9781874044369, isbn: 1874044368,

This thematic travel guide contains ten itineraries for exploring Islamic Portugal, each taking a different geographical area and lasting 1-2 days. It is an `exhibition' not of artefacts, but of landscapes, sites and monuments across central and sout...


Politics and Theology in Chinese Contemporary Art: Reflections on the Work of Wang Guangyi
Politics and Theology in Chinese Contemporary Art: Reflections on the Work of Wang Guangyi
By Skira
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ean: 9788857221106, isbn: 8857221105,

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Wang Guangyi’s art is significant not only in China but across the world: this book investigates his artistic path from a new perspective. For any reader interested in understanding contemporary Chinese culture and art, this book provides a unique...


Islam : Art and Architecture
Islam : Art and Architecture
By Konemann
SKU: #VI-383311178X
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sku: VI-383311178X, ean: 9783833111785, isbn: 383311178X,

Islam, the second largest and the youngest of the major world religions, has changed the world and left its mark on human history since the appearance of the prophet Mohammed in the seventh century. This book follows the historical development of the...


The Umayyads: The Rise of Islamic Art (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
The Umayyads: The Rise of Islamic Art (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
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ean: 9781874044352, isbn: 187404435X,

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Containing five itineraries and three thematic essays, this travel guide looks at the places, sites and monuments associated with the birth and rise of Islamic art. The journeys, primarily taking 1-2 days, visit sites in places such as Amman, Madaba,...



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