Muqarnas, Volume 15

Muqarnas, Volume 15

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Muqarnas, Volume 15 by Gulru Necipoglu

This year's issue contains 11 articles on such topics as a reconsideration of an early Marwanid silver drachm, Qarakhanid wall paintings in the citadel of Samarqand, turning the pages of an Ottoman illustrated manuscript, the Taj Mahal, Ottoman building registers as sources for the archeology and construction history of the Black Sea fortress of Ozi, the urban and architectural evolution of the Istanbul Divanyolu, the use and meaning of Catholic spaces in late Ottoman Istanbul, and the Hubus of the Great Mosque of Tangier as an agent of urban change. Many of the photographs are in color. There is neither introduction nor index. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004110847
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/27/1998
Series: Muqarnas Series , #15
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gülru Necipoğlu, (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1986) is the Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Harvard University. She has been the editor of Muqarnas since 1993.

Table of Contents

K.A.C. Creswell, Mardīn and Diyārbekr
Ulrike Al-Khamis, An Early Bronze Ewer Reexamined
Cynthia Robinson, Ubi Sunt: Memory and Nostalgia in Taifa Court Culture
David J. Roxburgh, Disorderly Conduct?: F.R. Martin and the Bahram Mirza Album
Lucienne Thys-Şenocak, The Yeni Valide Mosque Complex at Eminönü
Sabri Jarrar, Suq al-Ma‘rifa: An Ayyubid Hanbalite Shrine in al-Haram al-Sharif
Alpay Özdural, Sinan's Arşın: A Survey of Ottoman Architectural Metrology
Maurice Cerasi, The Formation of Ottoman House Types: A Comparative Study in Interaction with Neighboring Cultures
Ron Fuchs, The Palestinian Arab House and the Islamic 'Primitive Hut'
Ali S. Asani and Carney E.S. Gavin, Through the Lens of Mirza of Delhi: The Debbas Album of Early-Twentieth-Century Photographs of Pilgrimage Sites in Mecca and Medina
Jürgen Wasim Frembgen, Religious Folk Arts as an Expression of Identity: Muslim Tombstones in the Gangar Mountains of Pakistan

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