The Visual Guide to Islam : History, Philosophy, Traditions, Teachings, Art & Architecture Hardback
This beautifully illustrated book explores the history, philosophy, traditions and teachings of Islam, as well as its exquisite calligraphy, fine-art paintings, ornaments and architecture.
The first part explores the history, beliefs and worship practices of Muslim life, and the second part focuses on the rich heritage of art and architecture of the Islamic world, including Quranmanuscripts, pottery, tiling, carvings, carpets, costumes, palaces and mosques.
Gloriously illustrated with more than 1000 paintings, artworks, maps and photographs, the book offers an excellent overview of a complex religion and its artistic and architectural achievements.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/01/2013
- Category: History of religion
- ISBN: 9780857239211