HIST 2295 History and Religion in Islamic Art. Dr Niall Christie Of fice Hours: Mon/Wed, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Tue/Thu, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; and by appointment Copy of outline on the web at: <http://www3.telus.net/ nchristi /HIST2295outline.html>. Islamic art is:.
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HIST 2295History and Religion in Islamic Art Dr Niall Christie Office Hours: Mon/Wed, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Tue/Thu, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; and by appointment Copy of outline on the web at: <http://www3.telus.net/nchristi/HIST2295outline.html>
Islamic art is: Art produced in lands under Islamic rule or influence, regardless of the religion of the artist.
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Object List Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem; exterior view; front view. 7th c AD (F) Mosque of al-Mutawakkil, or Great Mosque; Samarra (Iraq); view from the north. AD 848-852 (F) Qur’an: Ibn al-Bawwab 1000-1. Brown ink, colour and gold on paper. 17.5 x 13.5cm. (F) Mir Afzal Tuni Album painting of a lady watching a dog drink from a bowl. Iran, c. 1640. Illuminated manuscript. (F) Aircraft with calligraphy, Gulf Air. Full side view. (F) Lustreware; cock fight; Fatimid period (969-1171). (F) F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List Mantle of Roger II, Norman king of Sicily, made by Muslim artisans for coronation. 12th c. (F) Great Umayyad Mosque, Damascus, from the air. (Sacred Sites: <http://www.sacredsites.com/>.) Minbar, Great Umayyad Mosque, Damascus. (Al Mashriq: <http://almashriq.hiof.no/>.) Mihrab, Great Umayyad Mosque, Damascus. (A) Imam’s Mosque, Isfahan. 1611-29, 1630, & 1666. View of inside court, showing two of the four iwans. (F) Interior view of Alcazar, Seville. Dome of the throne room. Almohad Period (1145-1269). (F) F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List Tomb of the Samanids, Bukhara. The only surviving whole structure of the Samanid period. 907 AD. (F) The Great Mosque at Cordoba, Umayyad Period. AD 785 -987. Interior of the sanctuary (view from east). (F) Great Umayyad Mosque, Damascus; exterior view: Entrance. 8th c AD. (F) Ottoman Iznik tiles. 16-17th c. (F) Alhambra Palace, Granada (Spain). 14th c. Hall of the Two Sisters. Muqarnas ceiling plaster. (F) F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List Alhambra Palace, Granada (Spain). 14th c. Court of the Lions. Closer view of the lacy façade from outside, ca. 1354-91. (F) Alhambra Palace, Granada (Spain). 14th c. Court of the Lions. Detail of wall panels. (F) Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem; ornamental detail; calligraphy detail. 8th c AD. (F) Qur’an illumination. For Sultan Sha‘ban’s madrasa. Cairo. 1376. 74 x 51 cm. Ink, gold, and colour on paper. (F) Majnun before Layla’s tent. From a Safavid copy of Jami‘s (1414-92) Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) 1557-651. Illuminated manuscript. (F) F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List Mosaic pavement from the audience room of Khirbat al-Mafjar. Jericho. C. 740 AD. Al-Walid II? (F) The Tree of Zaqqum in Hell. Page from the Mirajnama Herat. 1436 (540 AH). (F) Illuminated Qur’an, Manuscript written by calligrapher Mohammed Ali Khan Nasr al-Dawla, from Iran. In Persian language, 1901 (1319 AH). (F) Hot Worked Bottle, Egypt or Syria, 7th-8th Centuries. (Metropolitan Museum of Art: <http://www.metmuseum.org/>.) Lustre Bowl, 10th Century, Iraq. (Metropolitan Museum of Art: <http://www.metmuseum.org/>.) F = Ferret, A = Archnet
Object List Ibn Tulun Mosque, Cairo. 876-879 AD. Ornamental detail. Close detail of column capitals and decorative frieze. (F) Detail of Masonry, Umayyad Qasr (palace) at Amman. (A) Illustration from a copy of the Majma‘ al-Tawarikh (Compendium of Histories), ca. 1425; Timurid. Herat, Afghanistan. Colors, silver, and gilt on brownish paper; 16 7/8 x 13 1/4 in. (42.8 x 33.7 cm). Metropolitan Museum of Art: <http://www.metmuseum.org/>. Earthenware unglazed ewer with incised décor. Iraq: early 8th c. (F) Cartoons from Jyllands-Posten. Newspaperindex.com: <http://blog.newspaperindex.com/>. F = Ferret, A = Archnet