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This book studies the surviving 79 monumental inscriptions from the Iranian world that date to the first five centuries of the Muslim era (ad 622-1106). Each is presented with photographs, drawings, transcriptions, translations and an extensive commentary, which explains the text in its larger historical and artistic context.
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Sheila Blair shares the Norma Jean Calderwood University Professorship of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College and the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at Virginia Commonwealth University with her husband and colleague Jonathan Bloom. Author, co-author and editor of dozens of books and hundreds of articles on all aspects of Islamic art, she is particularly interested in the arts of the Mongol period and the uses of writing.Language Notes:
Text: English, Persian
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Book Description Leiden, Brill, 1991. Cloth. 307 p. ; num ill. Good. Dustjacket slightly faded. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1400. Seller Inventory # 73100