Islam (LCT)
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Islam (LCT)

by Markus Hattstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 3833135344

ISBN-13: 9783833135347

Pub. Date: 11/29/2008

Publisher: H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh


This book follows the historical development of the Islamic dynasties and regions, showing the variety of their forms of artistic expression from the beginning until today. From decorative elements of buildings to calligraphy and the embellishment of everyday objects, ornamentation, that most characteristic Islamic art form, is displayed in an extraordinary rich

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This book follows the historical development of the Islamic dynasties and regions, showing the variety of their forms of artistic expression from the beginning until today. From decorative elements of buildings to calligraphy and the embellishment of everyday objects, ornamentation, that most characteristic Islamic art form, is displayed in an extraordinary rich range of ways.The contributions of important scholars bring to life before our very eyes this culture, which belongs next to Greek and Roman antiquity as one of the pillars of our modern society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783833135347
Publisher:
H.F.Ullmann Publishing Gmbh
Publication date:
11/29/2008
Series:
Art Books
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.60(d)

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