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Art and Architecture of Islamic Cairo

Richard Yeomans

Art and Architecture of Islamic Cairo

by Richard Yeomans

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Published by Amer Univ in Cairo Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Middle East - Egypt

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9619710M
    ISBN 109774247221
    ISBN 109789774247224
    OCLC/WorldCa636962411

    If someone says “Cairo,” chances are you’ll think Egyptian antiquities or, at a pinch, the medieval walled town known today as “Islamic Cairo.” But, as historian Mohamed Elshahed points out in the introduction to his book Cairo Since An Architectural Guide, the Egyptian .   It has four levels and it is one the few Islamic monuments outside Cairo which the famous 19th century Scottish artist, David Roberts, included in his lithographs of Egypt from the s.

      L'art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire: depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe (Arab art as seen through the monuments of Cairo: From the seventh century to the end of the 18th) is an immense, sumptuously produced work that illustrates the richness of Islamic art and architecture as seen in the streets, buildings, monuments, decorative arts, and books and manuscripts of the city. Islamic architecture. Islamic architecture This website, produced by the Islamic and Arabic Arts and Architecture Organisation, gives a comprehensive overview, with readable articles and ample concept of decoration is explained, along with techniques and materials, including metal and is also discussion of architecture as the expression of power, the impact of.

    A Bibliography of the Architecture, Arts, and Crafts of Islam to 1st Jan. Cairo, (RFA ; 2nd copy: FAF). 1st Supplement: ; 2nd Supplement: , with omissions from previous years. A comprehensive bibliography of books and articles on Islamic art and architecture published from the 18th century through Alerts. Trips. Sign in.


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This book redresses the cultural balance and examines the art and architectural treasures of Cairo from 5/5(1). Cairo is full of masterpieces of medieval art and architecture reflecting the status of Egypt as the centre of several significant Muslim empires.

The purpose of this book is to redress the cultural balance and examine the art and architectural treasures of Cairo from the Arab to the Ottoman conquests (). Cairo is full of masterpieces of medieval art and architecture, reflecting the status of Egypt as the center of several significant Muslim empires.

This book redresses the cultural balance and. The Art And Architecture of Islamic Cairo. Islamic Art in Cairo: From the 7th to the 18th Centuries [Prisse d’Avennes, E.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Islamic Art in Cairo. Cairo has one of the highest concentrations of Islamic architectural treasures in the world.

This introduction to the subject begins with an analysis of the Cairo's urban growth from the Islamic 3/5(1).

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Publication date Pages: Description Studies and Sources on Islamic Art and Architecture: Supplements to Muqarnas Volume III. Doris Behrens-Abouseif's introduction to Cairo's Islamic architecture surveys the major monuments spanning the Tulunid, Fatimid, Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman periods.

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Islamic Art in Cairo book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ina brilliant young French engineer and draftsman arrive /5(2).

Cairo is full of masterpieces of medieval art and architecture reflecting the status of Egypt as the centre of several significant Muslim empires.

The purpose of this book is to redress the cultural balance and examine the art and architectural treasures of Cairo from the Arab to the Ottoman conquests ().Author: Richard Yeomans. Description: Cairo is full of masterpieces of medieval art and architecture reflecting the status of Egypt as the centre of several significant Muslim empires.

This book redresses the cultural balance and examines the art and architectural treasures of Cairo from. Combining an analysis of Cairo's urban growth from the Islamic conquest up to the reign of Muhammad 'Ali, an overview of its main architectural styles, a descriptive catalog of the major monuments, and a discussion of domestic architecture, this concise and comprehensive study will appeal to specialists as well as beginning students and interested lay readers/5(2).

Cairo is full of masterpieces of medieval art and architecture reflecting the status of Egypt as the centre of several significant Muslim empires.

This book redresses the cultural balance and examines the art and architectural treasures of Cairo from the Arab to the Ottoman conquests (). It is fully illustrated with over photographs. Islamic Art & Architecture. Islamic Art & Architecture. Islamic Art and Architecture represents one of the library's major collection strengths.

In geographical coverage, the library's book holdings span the Islamic world from Spain through North Africa and the Middle East to Iran and India. The collection is strongest for Egypt, with a limited selection of works on the arts of Southeast Asia.

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1 (April ): Journal of Near Eastern Stud no. No other Islamic city can equal Cairo’s spectacular heritage, nor trace its historical and architectural development with such clarity. The discovery of this historic core, first visually by nineteenth-century western artists then intellectually by twentieth-century Islamic art specialists, now awaits the delight of the general visitor.

- Buy Islamic Architecture in Cairo: An Introduction (Muqarnas, Supplements) book online at best prices in India on Read Islamic Architecture in Cairo: An Introduction (Muqarnas, Supplements) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Doris Behrens-Abouseif.

Buy Islamic Art and Architecture (World of Art) 01 by Robert Hillenbrand (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: PLAN of the Ibn Tulun Mosque, (from Henri Stierlin, Architecture de l'Islam, ).Fatimid art refers to Islamic artifacts and architecture from the Fatimid Caliphate (), principally in Egypt and North Africa.

The Fatimid Caliphate was initially established in the Maghreb, with its roots in a ninth-century Shia Ismailist religious movement originating in Iraq and Iran.