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Following the Stars

Images of the Zodiac in Islamic Art

Following the Stars( )
Author: Carboni, Stefano
ISBN:978-0-300-20087-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

The Following the Stars: Images of the Zodiac in Islamic Art catalogue accompanies an exhibition of the same name and follows the theme of astrology principally through objects from the late twelfth to fourteenth century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's permanent collection. In the medieval Islamic world, the science of astrology was based on a knowledge of astronomy passed on the Arabs from Greek sources and consequently translated into Arabic. During the first centuries...
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Pages:48
Detailed Subjects: Art / Middle Eastern
Art / History / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 Inches
Book Weight:0.57 Pounds

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