The Legacy of Genghis Khan

The Legacy of Genghis Khan

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Local Persian artistic traditions were themselves transformed by Mongol preferences and by contracts with the arts of Europe and especially China, as wares and craftsmen from China and Iran traveled back forth across the empire.q qMore than two hundred outstanding objects exemplifying all these branches of the arts are illustrated in color and fully described in this catalogue. Eight distinguished scholars in the field present the historical and political background of the Ilkhanid era and address such subjects as manuscript illustration, religious art, and the transmission of design motifs across Asia. Also included are two technical studies, maps, a genealogical chart, and a complete bibliography.q--Jacket.a€œYingzao fashi: Twelfth-Century Chinese Building Manual . ... Tehran: Tehran University Press, 1971. Halperin ... 142-70. London and NewYork: Kegan Paul International, 1997. I-Iangin 1973 John Hangin, trans. Kblze sudur (The Blue ... a€œ Iruhan no toeichi, kaeichia€ (The winter and summer camps of the Ilkhans). ln Honda Minobu, Mongoru jidai-shi kenkyu (Historical studies on the Mongol domination), pp.

Title:The Legacy of Genghis Khan
Author:Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher:Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2002


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