Muqarnas, Volume 28

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Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Muqarnas 28 contains articles on a number of topics including shadow puppets, the concept of fann, Byzantine and Ottoman architecture, and seventeenth-century Persian painting. The "Notes and Sources" section includes a discussion of an early fifteenth-century Khamsa in the Bryn Mawr College Library.

Contributors include: Alain George, Marcus Milwright, Adam Mestyan, Amy S. Landau, Lisa Golombek, Suna Çağaptay, Doris Behrens-Abouseif, Filiz Çağman and Zeren Tanındı, Yael Rice, and †Oleg Grabar

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Biographical Note

Gülru Necipoglu, (Ph.D., Harvard University, 1986) is the Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Harvard University. She has been the editor of Muqarnas since 1993.

Table of contents

CONTENTS Editor’s Foreword: In Memoriam: Oleg Grabar (1929–2011) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bibliography of Professor Oleg Grabar, 2007–2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alain F. George, The Illustrations of the Maqāmāt and the Shadow Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marcus Milwright, On the Date of Paul Kahle’s Egyptian Shadow Puppets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adam Mestyan, Arabic Lexicography and European Aesthetics: The Origin of Fann . . . . . . . . . . . . Amy S. Landau, From Poet to Painter: Allegory and Metaphor in A Seventeenth-Century Persian Painting by Muhammad Zaman, Master of Farangī-Sāzī . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lisa Golombek, The So-Called “Turabeg Khanom” Mausoleum in Kunya Urgench: Problems of Attribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Suna Çağaptay, Frontierscape: Reconsidering Bithynian Structures and Their Builders on the Byzantine–Ottoman Cusp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doris Behrens-Abouseif, The Complex of Sultan Mahmud I in Cairo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NOTES AND SOURCES Filiz Çağman and Zeren Tanındı, Selections from Jalayirid Books in the Libraries of Istanbul . . . . . Yael Rice, An Early Fifteenth-Century Khamsa from Shiraz in the Bryn Mawr College Library . . . . . . Oleg Grabar†, On Knowledge and Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Readership

Those interested in the visual culture of the Islamic world, as well as Byzantinists, Europeanists, medievalists, historians of the early modern era, and architectural historians.

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