The Islamic manuscript tradition : ten centuries of book arts in Indiana University collections /

Over the course of ten centuries, Islam developed a rich written heritage that is visible in paintings, calligraphies, and manuscripts. The Islamic Manuscript Tradition explores this aspect of Islamic history with studies of the materials and tools of literate culture, including pens, inks, and pape...

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Imprint:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Description:1 online resource (xviii, 281 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Language:English
Subject:Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Art Museum -- Bloomington, Ind.
Indiana University Bloomington
Lilly Library
Bloomington (Ind.) -- Indiana University.
Manuscripts -- Islamic Empire.
Islamic civilization -- Manuscripts.
Islam -- Manuscripts.
Early printed books -- Islamic Empire.
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Indiana -- Bloomington.
Manuscripts, Persian -- Indiana -- Bloomington.
Manuscripts, Turkish -- Indiana -- Bloomington.
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES -- General.
RELIGION -- Islam -- History.
Early printed books.
Islam -- Manuscripts.
Islamic civilization -- Manuscripts.
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts.
Manuscripts.
Manuscripts, Arabic.
Manuscripts, Persian.
Manuscripts, Turkish.
Buchkunst
Buchmalerei
Illuminierte Handschrift
Islam
Indiana -- Bloomington.
Islamic Empire.
Manuscripts.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11268679
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Other authors / contributors:Gruber, Christiane J., 1976-
ISBN:9780253029201
0253029201
9780253353771
0253353777
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:Over the course of ten centuries, Islam developed a rich written heritage that is visible in paintings, calligraphies, and manuscripts. The Islamic Manuscript Tradition explores this aspect of Islamic history with studies of the materials and tools of literate culture, including pens, inks, and paper, Qur'ans, Persian and Mughal illustrated manuscripts, Ottoman devotional works, cartographical manuscripts, printed books, and Islamic erotica. All of the paintings, calligraphies, and manuscripts discussed here are held in collections at Indiana University.
Other form:Print version: Islamic manuscript tradition. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010 9780253353771