Introducing Persian architecture. by Pope, Arthur Upham

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  • Iran,
  • Iran.


  • Architecture -- Iran -- History,
  • Architecture, Islamic -- Iran

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Other titlesPersian architecture.
SeriesLibrary of introductions to Persian art
LC ClassificationsNA1480 .P58 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination[8], 119 p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5452811M
ISBN 100196476291
LC Control Number73154914

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Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Arthur Upham Pope Introducing Persian Architecture (Library of Introduction to Persian Art) Black and White illustrations; Black and White and Color photographs and Index.

No markings, pages are glossy and white and binding is firm. One small tear (cm) to edge of page /2. Card Covers have. Persian art and architecture in the present day is associated with the nation of Iran and usually designated as beginning with the Achaemenid Empire (c.

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Mark. Islamic architecture, building traditions of Muslim populations of the Middle East and elsewhere from the 7th century on. Islamic architecture finds its highest expression in religious buildings such as the mosque and Islamic religious architecture, exemplified by Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock (ad ) and the Great Mosque () in Damascus, drew on Christian architectural.Amir Hossein Zekrgoo (born in Tehran) is an Iranian artist, art historian and has been professor of Islamic and Oriental Arts at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) from to He was awarded Ikuo Hirayama Silk Roads Fellowship by UNESCO.

Zekrgoo is an art historian of Islamic & Oriental Arts, researcher of Persian mystical art and Born:Tehran, Iran.Traditional Persian residential architecture is the architecture employed by builders and craftsmen in the cultural Greater Iran and the surrounding regions to construct vernacular houses.

The art draws from various cultures and elements from both Islamic and pre-Islamic times.

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