Umayyads, The: The Rise Of Islamic Art


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Umayyads, The: The Rise Of Islamic Art

Price:  US$20.12   (SGD27.94*)
Format:  Paper Back, 223 pages
Published:  2000, Austria, 0st Edition
ISBN:  187404435X
SB#:  045828 (705)

About This Book

The Umayyad culture represents the emergence of an innovative artistic language where the subtle crossbreeding of the Aramean, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and Persian influences yield a new architectural and decorative order in which the foundations for the birth of the Islamic art would be laid. This book - one of the Museum With No Frontiers Exhibitions catalogues - provides a detailed introduction to the Umayyad culture, including art, architecture, pottery, coinage, utensils and others. With 182 colour illustrations, 43 monument plans and glossary.


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