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Medieval Tomb Towers of Iran. An Iconographical Study.

Series: Bibliotheca Iranica: Islamic Art & Architecture Series 2
Availability: In stock
Published: 1986
Page #: vii + 108
Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 0-939214-34-2
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This volume is a rumination of the meaning of Persian funerary structures within the context of Islamic traditions and perspectives during the 10th to 14th centuries AD.

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Abbas Daneshvari

Professor Abbas Daneshvari is the former Chair of the Department of Art and a Professor of Art History at California State University, Los Angeles. His publications cover various aspects of Islamic art's iconography as attested by his books "Animal Symbolism in Warqa wa Gulshah" (Oxford University Press), "Medieval Tomb Towers of Iran" (Mazda Publishers), "Of Serpents and Dragons in Islamic Art: An Iconographical Study" (Mazda Publishers) and many articles on the iconography of Islamic art. Professor Daneshvari is the editor of "Essays in Islamic Art and Architecture in Honor of Katharina Otto Dorn" (Undena Publications) and the editor of volumes 17 and 18 of Arthur Upham Pope's magnum opus, "A Survey of Persian Art" (Mazda Publishers). He is also the author of a forthcoming book on contemporary Iranian art.

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