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Title The Islamic manuscript tradition : ten centuries of book arts in Indiana University collections / edited by Christiane Gruber
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 281 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Contents Introduction : Islamic book arts in Indiana University collections / Christiane Gruber -- Ruth E. Adomeit : an ambassador for miniature books / Janet Rauscher -- Between amulet and devotion: Islamic miniature books in the Lilly Library / Heather Coffey -- A pious cure-all : the Ottoman illustrated prayer manual in the Lilly Library / Christiane Gruber -- İbrahim Müteferrika and the age of the printed manuscript / Yasemin Gencer -- An Ottoman view of the world : the Kitab Cihannüma and its cartographic contexts / Emily Zoss -- The Lilly Shamshir Khani in a Franco-Sikh context : a non-Islamic "Islamic" manuscript / Brittany Payeur -- An amuletic manuscript : baraka and nyama in a Sub-Saharan African prayer manual / Kitty Johnson
Summary Over the course of ten centuries, Islam developed a rich written heritage that is visible in paintings, calligraphies, and manuscripts. The Islamic Manuscript Tradition explores this aspect of Islamic history with studies of the materials and tools of literate culture, including pens, inks, and paper, Qur'ans, Persian and Mughal illustrated manuscripts, Ottoman devotional works, cartographical manuscripts, printed books, and Islamic erotica. All of the paintings, calligraphies, and manuscripts discussed here are held in collections at Indiana University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Early printed books -- Islamic Empire.
Islam -- Manuscripts.
Islamic civilization -- Manuscripts.
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts.
Manuscripts -- Islamic Empire.
Manuscripts, Arabic -- Indiana -- Bloomington.
Manuscripts, Persian -- Indiana -- Bloomington.
Manuscripts, Turkish -- Indiana -- Bloomington.
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Form Electronic book
Author Gruber, Christiane J., 1976-
ISBN 0253029201 (electronic bk.)
9780253029201 (electronic bk.)