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The Invocation of the Name of Jesus: As Practiced in the Western Church
ean: 9781887752251, isbn: 1887752250,
Each of thirteen short chapters is devoted to a prominent figure of the christian church: St. Thomas Aquinas, Blessed Thomas Kempis, St. John Chrysostom, and St. Bernard. In this anthology of writings from the fathers of the Roman Church, Coomaraswam...
The Hajj: Collected Essays (Research Publications: British Museum)
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ean: 9780861591930, isbn: 0861591933,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Following on the British Museum's critically acclaimed exhibition Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam, this volume provides over thirty papers on the history and significance of the Hajj, spanning history, politics, archaeology, pilgrims' journeys, a...
Illuminated Qurans from Oman (Studies on Ibadism and Oman)
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ean: 9783487153889, isbn: 3487153882,
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This book is a first attempt to present Omani Quranic manuscripts and their illuminations to a wider public and to discuss their originality in the wider context of Quranic manuscripts, Islamic art as a whole, and beyond that in the wider context of ...
Painting in Islam, A Study of the Place of Pictorial Art in Muslim Culture
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ean: 9781931956918, isbn: 193195691X,
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This book indicates the place of painting in the culture of the Islamic word, both in relation to those theological circles which condemned the practice of it, and to those persons who, disregarding the prohibitions of religion, consulted their own t...
The Praiseworthy One: The Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Texts and Images
ean: 9780253025265, isbn: 0253025265,
In the wake of controversies over printing or displaying images of the Prophet Muhammad, Christiane Gruber’s aim is to bring back into scholarly and public discussion the ‘lost’ history of imagining the Prophet in Islamic cultures. By studying ...
Islamic Arts from Spain
ean: 9781851775989, isbn: 1851775986,
Intricate, elaborate, and colorful, Islamic art produced in medieval Spain has had a lasting influence on Western decorative art. This fascinating book, lavishly illustrated with objects drawn from the V&A’s collections, includes exquisite ivory ca...
Crosses of Ethiopia: The Sign of Faith. Evolution and Form
ean: 9788876242564, isbn: 8876242562,
There is no country in the world that matches Ethiopia in the number of forms and types of its crosses. Ever since Ethiopia's conversion to Christianity, the cross has appeared almost universally, not only as a liturgical instrument in churches and m...
The Mosaics of Khirbet el-Mafjar: Hisham's Palace
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781614910046, isbn: 1614910049,
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This is a presentation of beautiful colored mosaics. They originate from buildings in the oasis of Jericho and all date from the first half of the eighth century, during the time of Umayyad caliphate of the early Islamic period. Many visitors have ha...
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