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Epic of the Persian Kings: The Art of Ferdowsi's Shahnameh(The Fitzwilliam Mmuseum)

By: Barbara Brend and Charles Melville

Price: $48.95

Publisher: London, UK, I.B. Tauris: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037893

ISBN: 1848856563

Condition: Brand New


The book combines revealing scholarship with stunning, full-colour illustrations from the rich manuscript tradition of the Shahnameh. International experts including Charles Melville, Barbara Brend, Dick Davis and Firuza Abullaeva shed light on the epic's background, national importance and enduring legacy. Printed Pages: 270 with numerous illustrations View more info

Mughal and Persian Paintings and Illustrated Manuscripts in the Raza Library, Rampur

By: Barbara Schmitz and Ziyaud-Din A. Desai

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017836

ISBN: 81-730-5278-6

Condition: New


During the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century the Nawwabs of Rampur, the hereditary rulers of Rohilkhand, a district some 75 kilometers east of New Delhi, amassed a large collection of books and art, including illustrated books and album paintings. Their collection was given to the people of India at the time of partition. The Raza Library at Rampur thus possesses a remarkable collection of Mughal and Persian Paintings and illustrated books. This includes miniatures from the great Jahangirnama, considered by many as the greatest of all Mughal illustrated manuscripts. The Raza ... View more info

Mughal and Persian Paintings and Illustrated Manuscripts in the Raza Library, Rampur

By: Barbara Schmitz and Ziyaud-Din A. Desai

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017918

ISBN: 81-730-5278-6

Condition: New


During the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century the Nawwabs of Rampur, the hereditary rulers of Rohilkhand, a district some 75 kilometers east of New Delhi, amassed a large collection of books and art, including illustrated books and album paintings. Their collection was given to the people of India at the time of partition. The Raza Library at Rampur thus possesses a remarkable collection of Mughal and Persian Paintings and illustrated books. This includes miniatures from the great Jahangirnama, considered by many as the greatest of all Mughal illustrated manuscripts. The Raza ... View more info

Persian Carpets

By: Michael Craig Hillmann

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017993

ISBN: 0-292-76490-1

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 108. Rubbed dust jacket. View more info

Sasanian Persia: The Rise and Fall of An Empire

By: Touraj Daryaee

Price: $72.95

Publisher: London, UK, I.B. Tauris: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037891

ISBN: 1850438986

Condition: Brand New


The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the preeminent practitioners of the Zoroastrian religion. This book provides an account of Sasanian Persia. It offers an examination of a period of history that still has great significance for a full understanding of modern Iran. Printed Pages: 225. View more info

Birth of the Persian Empire (The Idea of Iran Vol.1)

By: Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis and Sarah Stewart (eds.)

Price: $108.95

Publisher: London, UK, I.B. Tauris: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037894

ISBN: 1845110625

Condition: Brand New


Exploring the formation of the first Persian Empire under the Achaemenid Persians, this is the first volume in the "Idea of Iran" series. It brings together a multi-disciplinary view of ancient Iran in the first millennium BC, and concentrates on the art, archaeology, history and religion. Printed Pages: 192. View more info

The Rise of Islam (The Idea of Iran Vol.4)

By: Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis and Sarah Stewart (eds.)

Price: $77.95

Publisher: London, UK, I.B. Tauris: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037895

ISBN: 1845116917

Condition: Brand New


Addresses the impact made by Islam during and after the Arab conquest of Iran in the middle of the seventh century. Discussing a variety of subjects which covers the spectrum of life in early Islamic Iran, this title offers one of the most ambitious perspectives on Persian religion, society and culture. Printed Pages: 114. View more info

The Sasanian Era (The Idea of Iran Vol.3)

By: Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis and Sarah Stewart (eds.)

Price: $81.95

Publisher: London, UK, I.B. Tauris: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037896

ISBN: 1845116909

Condition: Brand New


Engaging with the major aspects of Sasanian culture, this work addresses subjects including: early Sasanian art and iconography; early Sasanian coinage; religion and identity in the Sasanian empire; later Sasanian orality and literacy; and state and society in late antique Iran. Printed Pages: 200. View more info