Latest news
Most popular
Main menu
News
History
Structure
Personalia
Events
Manuscripts
Publications
IOM Journals
PhD Program
Videos (rus)
Buy books (rus)
Library (rus)
IOM (rus)
What's most interesting for you?

  Print

Bolshakov O. The St. Petersburg Manuscript of the “Maqāmāt” by al-Harīrī and Its Place in the History of Arab Painting // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 3, No 4, December 1997. P. 59-66.


Medieval Arab book miniatures have received significantly less study than their Iranian counterparts. This is due both to their brief history (from the end of the twelfth to the middle of the fourteenth century) and to the relatively small number of surviving illustrated manuscripts. Only a single work of Arab literature has reached us in a significant quantity of illustrated manuscripts. This work, however, allows us to trace the development of style and depictive technique on the basis of uniform subject material the Maqāmāt of al-Harīrī. These illustrations, which make up more than half of the Arab miniatures which have reached us, represent at the same time the overwhelming majority of genre scenes…

PDF-files

The entire paper

Keywords


Arabic manuscripts
al-Harīrī
Manuscripta Orientalia, selected papers
the “Maqāmāt”

IOM's page contains
Publications597
Monographs285
Papers311
b_zograph.i_co_1995.jpg
b_chetverukhin_co_2000.jpg
b_lundin_1991.jpg
Random news: Announcements
On April 2, 2018, at the meeting of the Council of Young Scholars at the IOM RAS, M.V. Fionin will read a lecture What is a Byzantine Lectionary Manuscript.
Read more...


Programming© N.Shchupak; Design© M.Romanov

 Российская академия наук Yandex Money Counter
beacon typebeacon type