Water, Islam and Art

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This volume tells the story and mythic resonances of water in the Islamic imagination through artifacts, books and miniatures, but also through canalisation systems in Syria, gardens in Spain and baths in Istanbul. In addition, statements in the Qur’an and subsequent literature illustrate the historic development of the many roles and meanings of water and the incarnation of its significance in Islamic art and craftsmanship.
ISBN 9788836643479. Silvana Editoriale .
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This volume tells the story and mythic resonances of water in the Islamic imagination through artifacts, books and miniatures, but also through canalisation systems in Syria, gardens in Spain and baths in Istanbul. In addition, statements in the Qur’an and subsequent literature illustrate the historic development of the many roles and meanings of water and the incarnation of its significance in Islamic art and craftsmanship.
  • Subtitle
    Drop by Drop, Life Falls from the Sky
  • Author
    Vanoli, Alessandro
  • Publisher
    Silvana Editoriale
  • Release
    March 2020
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    192 pages, 120 ills. 27.9 x 24.1 cm
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    o/s due 24/3/20
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