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Legacy of Genghis Khan Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia, 1256-1353

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ISBN-10: 0300096917

ISBN-13: 9780300096910

Edition: 2002

Authors: Linda Komaroff, Stefano Carboni

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An exploration of the Ilkhans and their culture, featuring some 200 pieces of art, including manuscript paintings and illuminations, ceramic tiles, metalwork and textiles. Essays by eight scholars provide the historical and political background and address such subjects as religious art.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 5.280
Language: English

Directors' Foreword
Lenders to the Exhibition
Contributors to the Catalogue
Notes to the Reader
Introduction: On the Eve of the Mongol Conquest
The Mongols and Their Legacy
The Mongols in Iran
A Note on Artistic Exchanges in the Mongol Empire
Ilkhanid Courtly Life
The Religious Art of the Ilkhanids
The Arts of the Book in Ilkhanid Iran
The Transmission and Dissemination of a New Visual Language
Synthesis: Continuity and Innovation in Ilkhanid Art
Technical Study 1: Close Examination of Leaves from the Great Mongol Shahnama
Technical Study 2: The Glazed Press-Molded Tiles of Takht-i Sulaiman
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