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Title The legacy of Genghis Khan : courtly art and culture in western Asia, 1256-1353 / edited by Linda Komaroff and Stefano Carboni.

Imprint New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; [New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press], c2002.

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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.55 LEG    Available
Description xiv, 322 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Nov. 5, 2002-Feb. 16, 2003, and at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Apr. 13-July 27, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-308) and index.
Contents The Mongols and their legacy / Morris Rossabi -- The Mongols in Iran / Charles Melville -- A note on artistic exchanges in the Mongol empire / James C.Y. Watt -- Ilkhanid courtly life / Tomoko Masuya -- The religious art of the Ilkhanids / Sheila Blair -- The arts of the book in Ilkhanid Iran / Robert Hillenbrand -- The transmission and dissemination of a new visual language / Linda Komaroff -- Synthesis: continuity and innovation in Ilkhanid art / Stefano Carboni -- Technical study 1: close examination of leaves from the great Mongol / Shahnama Sarah Bertalan -- Technical study 2: the glazed press-molded tiles of Takht-i Sulaiman / John Hirx, Marco Leona, and Pieter Meyers.
Subject Genghis Khan, 1162-1227 -- Influence -- Exhibitions.
Art, Ilkhanid -- Iran -- Exhibitions.
Art, Islamic -- Iran -- Exhibitions
Art, Ilkhanid -- Middle East -- Exhibitions.
Art, Islamic -- Middle East -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Komaroff, Linda, 1953-
Carboni, Stefano
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 0300096917 (Yale University Press)
9780300096910 (Yale University Press)
1588390713 (hc.)
9781588390714 (hc.)
1588390721 (pbk.)
9781588390721 (pbk.)

 
    
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