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The Minbar from the Kutubiyya Mosque

The Minbar from the Kutubiyya Mosque( )
Author: Bloom, Jonathan M.
Toufiq, Ahmed
Carboni, Stefano
Soultanian, Jack
Wilmering, Antoine M.
Minor, Mark D.
Zawacki, Andrew
El Mostafa, Hbibi
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $90.00
Book Description:

One of the most accomplished works ever created by Islamic craftsmen, the minbar from the Kutubiyya mosque, Marrakesh, was begun about 1137 in Cordoba, a center of Andalusian arts and letters. This pulpit, which had been commissioned by the last Almoravid sultan, All ibn Yusuf, for his congregational mosque, soon became renowned throughout the western Islamic lands for its great artistry and beauty. It was so prized, in fact, that when the Almohads conquered Marrakesh in 1147...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Africa / North
Design / Decorative Arts
Crafts & Hobbies / Carving
Crafts & Hobbies / Woodwork
Architecture / Buildings / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 12 Inches
Book Weight:1.6 Pounds
Author Biography
Bloom, Jonathan M. (Author)
Jonathan M. Bloom, Norma Jean Calderwood University Professor of Islamic and Asian Art at Boston College.


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