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The Windsor Shahnama of 1648 epub ebook

by B. W. Robinson,Eleanor Sims,Manijeh Bayani

The Windsor Shahnama of 1648 epub ebook

Author: B. W. Robinson,Eleanor Sims,Manijeh Bayani
Category: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing (March 13, 2008)
Pages: 255 pages
ISBN: 1903470536
ISBN13: 978-1903470534
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The Shahnama (Book of Kings), which chronicles the history of Iran from the Creation to the Islamic conquest, was written by the poet Firdawsi at the turn of the eleventh century. Its central importance to Iranian culture is reflected in the thousands of copies made since then, many superbly illustrated and produced for royal and other powerful patrons. B. W. Robinson relates the history of the Shahnama's composition, and describes the Windsor manuscript and the circumstances under which it came to Britain.

The Shahnama (Book of Kings), which chronicles the history of Iran from the Creation to the Islamic conquest, was .

The Shahnama (Book of Kings), which chronicles the history of Iran from the Creation to the Islamic conquest, was written by the poet Firdawsi at the turn of the eleventh century. Eleanor Sims discusses in detail the likely attribution of the paintings in the Windsor volume, and compares other seventeenth-century Shahnama manuscripts; she also examines the wider cultural milieu reflected in the paintings.

Title: The Windsor Shahnama of 1648Author: Robinson, B. Sims, Eleanor/ Bayani, Manijeh (CON)Publisher: Univ of Washington PrPublication Date: 2008/03/01Number of Pages: 255Binding Type: HARDCOVERLibrary of Congress: oc2007164873. Title: The Windsor Shahnama of 1648 Author: Robinson, B. Sims, Eleanor/ Bayani, Manijeh (CON) Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr Publication Date: 2008/03/01 Number of Pages: 255 Binding Type: HARDCOVER Library of Congress: oc2007164873 The Windsor Shahnama of 1648.

by B. Robinson, Eleanor Sims, Manijeh Bayani. Published December 30, 2007 by Paul Holberton Publishing.

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The Windsor Shahnameh or Shahnameh of Qarajaghay Khan (Persian: شاهنامه قرچغای خان . "The Windsor Shahnama of 1648". Retrieved 17 February 2016. John A Boyle (4 May 2012).

The Windsor Shahnameh or Shahnameh of Qarajaghay Khan (Persian: شاهنامه قرچغای خان‎) is an illustrated manuscript of the Shahnameh, the national epic of Greater Iran. It is one of the most famous manuscripts of the Shahnameh, dating from 1648. In 1839, the Windsor Shahnameh was presented to Queen Victoria by Kamran Shah, for her support of the Afghans against the Qajar dynasty. The manuscript is now in the Royal Collection and usually in the library at Windsor Castle. The Simurgh returns Zāl to his father Sam Unsigned.

Forthcoming books include The Persian Book of Kings: The Windsor Castle Shahnama of 1648, with the late B. Robinson and Manijeh Bayani, written for the Roxburghe Club; and Visions . More books by Eleanor Sims. Robinson and Manijeh Bayani, written for the Roxburghe Club; and Visions of the Past: History and Epic Paintings from Iran and Turkey, based on the Nasser D. Khalili Collection. More books by Ernst J. Grube.

The Windsor Shahnama of 1648. Coauthors & Alternates. ISBN 9781903470534 (978-1-903470-53-4) Hardcover, Paul Holberton Publishing, 2008. Find signed collectible books: 'The Windsor Shahnama of 1648'. Learn More at LibraryThing.

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The Shahnama (Book of Kings), which chronicles the history of Iran from the Creation to the Islamic conquest, was written by the poet Firdawsi at the turn of the eleventh century. Its central importance to Iranian culture is reflected in the thousands of copies made since then, many superbly illustrated and produced for royal and other powerful patrons. One of these copies, presented to Queen Victoria in 1839, is one of the finest treasures among the collection of Islamic manuscripts now in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. Its 148 colorful images show heroes, mythical beasts, and bloody combats and are complemented by particularly sumptuous marginal illumination in gold.B. W. Robinson relates the history of the Shahnama’s composition, and describes the Windsor manuscript and the circumstances under which it came to Britain. He also provides a lively summary of the narrative to accompany black-and-white illustrations of every painting. Over 50 of these are also shown in full-color plates. Eleanor Sims discusses in detail the likely attribution of the paintings in the Windsor volume, and compares other seventeenth-century Shahnama manuscripts; she also examines the wider cultural milieu reflected in the paintings.
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