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Kufic Calligraphy

Naskh Calligraphy

"Sultan Husayn Enthroned", Bihzad


-Timurid Dynasty


-New realism style

"Timur enthroned amid an encampment of tents"


- By Sharaf al-Din


-Commissioned by Sultan Husayn


-Part of "Zafarnama"


-Idea of "Dynastic Identity and Dynastic legitemacy"

"Gur-i Amir Complex": Samarqand, c. 1400-4


-Timurid Dynasty (Patron: Timur)


-Included: Kanaqah, Madrasa and Dynastic tomb

"Gur-i Amir Complex": Samarqand, c. 1400-4


-Timurid Dynasty (Patron: Timur)


-Included: Kanaqah, Madrasa and Dynastic tomb

Genghis Khan/ "Chingiz Khan"


-Proclaimed ruler of mongol people c. 1206

"Iskander's Iron Cavalry Battle King of Fur Hind


-Great Mongol Shahnama (1318-35)

"Shah Zav Enthroned"


- Great Mongol Shahnama (1318-35)

"Canopy with Pheonix Motif"


-13th Century, Ilkhanid


-Nasij


-Portable wealth

Takht-i Sulaiman, Iran, Ilkhanid Dynasty


-c. 1275


-Palatial complex around a lake with high, fortified walls


-seasonal palace- semi-nomadic lifestyle

Takht-i Sulaiman, Iran, Ilkhanid Dynasty


-c. 1275


-Palatial complex around a lake with high, fortified walls


-seasonal palace- semi-nomadic lifestyle

Takht-i Sulaiman, Iran, Ilkhanid Dynasty


-c. 1275


-Palatial complex around a lake with high, fortified walls


-seasonal palace- semi-nomadic lifestyle

"Wall-tile with Pheonix"


-Takht-i Sulaiman

"Wall-tile with Dragon Motif"


-Takht-i Sulaiman

"Aq-Saray", Shahr-i Sabz, Timurid Dynasty


-Patron: Timur


-1379-1404

"Aq-Saray", Shahr-i Sabz, Timurid Dynasty


-Patron: Timur


-1379-1404



-Hazar Baf / Banna'i

Hazar baf / Banna'i

"The Alhambra", Granada, Spain


-13th-14th century


-Nasrid Dynasty


-Palatial Complex

"The Alhambra", Granada, Spain


-13th-14th century


-Nasrid Dynasty


-Palatial Complex

Palatial Courtyard- The Alhambra

"Court of the Myrtles"


The Alhambra

"Hall of the Ambassadors"


The Alhambra

"Hall of the Ambassadors"


The Alhambra

"Court of the Lions"


The Alhambra

"Court of the Lions"


The Alhambra

"Hall of the Two Sisters"


The Alhambra

"Generalife"


The Alhambra