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The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp: The Persian Book of Kings (Hardback)

Sheila R. Canby

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ISBN 10: 0300194544 / ISBN 13: 9780300194548
Edité par Yale University Press, United States, 2014
Neuf(s) Etat New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. The Shahnama, an epic poem from the 10th century that chronicles Iran s mythical history before the founding of Islam, has been immortalized in numerous illustrated copies. . The illuminated pages of the 16th-century Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, known as the most beautiful edition ever created, are reproduced in this new publication, which succeeds the Metropolitan Museum s celebrated out-of-print deluxe facsimile edition of 2011. This new volume combines the vibrant, high-quality reproductions of the deluxe edition with enlightening information and a smaller, more accessible format. The fascinating text introduces the Shahnama to readers and describes the material world depicted in the intricate paintings. It also includes a brief description of the stories depicted in the illustrations and an illustrated Who s Who to help readers identify major characters in the epic. These features provide readers a deeper engagement with this captivating masterpiece. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780300194548

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The Shahnama, an epic poem from the 10th century that chronicles Iran's mythical history before the founding of Islam, has been immortalized in numerous illustrated copies. . The illuminated pages of the 16th-century Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, known as the most beautiful edition ever created, are reproduced in this new publication, which succeeds the Metropolitan Museum's celebrated out-of-print deluxe facsimile edition of 2011. This new volume combines the vibrant, high-quality reproductions of the deluxe edition with enlightening information and a smaller, more accessible format. The fascinating text introduces the Shahnama to readers and describes the material world depicted in the intricate paintings. It also includes a brief description of the stories depicted in the illustrations and an illustrated "Who's Who" to help readers identify major characters in the epic. These features provide readers a deeper engagement with this captivating masterpiece.

Critique: Winner of the 20th World Prize for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran, given by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.--20th World Prize for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran"Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance" (02/27/2013)

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Titre : The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp: The Persian ...

Éditeur : Yale University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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