Author: Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis,Robert Hillenbrand,J. M. RogersPublish On: 1998
New Light on the Parthian and Sasanian Empires
Author: Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis,Robert Hillenbrand,J. M. Rogers
Publisher: Tauris Academic Studies
The art of the Parthian and Sasanian empires exercised enormous influence on art and culture in the early Islamic period and its legacy has continuing relevance in modern times. Pre-Islamic stylistic developments and motifs were widely adopted in the Islamic period: traditional mosque architecture, for example, draws much from Parthian and Sasanian forms.
Author: Giovanni Curatola,Gianroberto ScarciaPublish On: 2007
Author: Giovanni Curatola,Gianroberto Scarcia
From the ancient Persian civilization in 500 BC, through the Islamic period, and on to the modern era, this volume explores the common characteristics and themes running through Persian art. Illustrating the text are some 250 color photographs of architectural landscapes, monuments, sculptures, carpets, miniature paintings, and ornaments, which transport the reader on a tour of the region and the art produced there over the ages. In addition, the back matter includes detailed notes to the text and an expanded bibliography.