My Library

Limit search to available items
Reviews & More
Book, etc.
Author Berlekamp, Persis, 1968-

Title Wonder, image, and cosmos in medieval Islam / Persis Berlekamp

Publ Info New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2011]
 CCE Main Collection  ND2955 .B47 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  ND2955 .B47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 220 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.199-209) and index
Contents Iconic images : platonic forms and the awe-inspiring cosmos -- Narrative images : astonishing anecdotes and cosmic times -- Mirrored visions : penumbrabl wonders and the position of the viewer -- Talismanice images : astrological composites and efficacious symbioses
LC subject Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Cosmography in art
Art and philosophy -- Islamic countries
Islamic philosophy
ISBN 9780300170603 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300170602 (cloth : alk. paper)