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Persian Art and Architecture characters Û 7 Í Persian art and architecture have a rich heritage that stretches far beyond theborders of modern day Iran from the Abbasid monuments of Baghdad to thesplendid Timurid buildings of Samarand and Bukhara When the ancient landof Persia was conuered by the Arabs its people embraced Islam but strovTinctive artistic style that spread through the Middle EastThis book follows a historical path across the Iranian world and examinesthe artistic legacies of great rulers and their dynasties from the rebirth ofPersian art under the Seljus to the magnificent structures built by Timur iLang in Samarand and the cultural flowering that occurred under the Safaviddynasty and beyond Pala.

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Persian art and architecture have a rich heritage that stretches far beyond theborders of modern day Iran from the Abbasid monuments of Baghdad to thesplendid Timurid buildings of Samarand and Bukhara When the ancient landof Persia was conuered by the Arabs its people embraced Islam but strovealso to retain their own language and culture The merging of influencesresulted in a dis.

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Persian Art and ArchitectureCes mosues madrasas and mausoleums display amesmerizing decorative complexity with form and ornament combining tocreate an indivisible whole Spectacular polychrome tiles intricate brickworkcurling arabesue motifs and calligraphic inscriptions attain a transcendentbeauty designed to reflect both the temporal power of the rulers who commissionedthem and the heavenly glory of creati.