Tabbaa, Yasser, 1948-

The transformation of Islamic art during the Sunni revival / Yasser Tabbaa. - Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2001. - ix, 210 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. - Publications on the Near East . - Publications on the Near East, University of Washington. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: Introduction -- The Sunni Retkval -- The Transforration of -- Qur'anic Writing -- The Public Text -- The Girih Mode: Vegetal and -- Geometric Arabesque -- Muqarnas Vaulting and -- Ash'ar Occasionalism -- Stone Muqarnas and -- Other Special Devices -- The Mediation of -- Symbolic Forms -- Notes -- Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index.

0295981253 (cloth : alk. paper) 0295981334 (pbk. : alk. paper)


Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Middle East.
Islamic architecture--Middle East.
Architecture, Medieval--Middle East.
Islamic decoration and ornament--Middle East.
Decoration and ornament, Medieval--Middle East.

NA3573 / .T33 2001

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