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This classic work on the nature of early Islamic art has now been brought up to date in order to take into consideration material that has recently come to light. In a new chapter, Oleg Grabar… Expand
The author shares not only a veteran art historian's love for the sensuality of Islamic ornamentation, but also uses this art to show how ornament in general enables a direct, immediate encounter… Expand
The first book of its kind, this richly informative and comprehensive guide to the world of late antiquity offers the latest scholarship to the researcher along with great reading pleasure to the… Expand
This illustrated book provides an overview of Islamic art and architecture during a time that witnessed the formation of a new artistic culture and its first, medieval, flowering in the vast area… Expand
The Dome of the Rock, the beautiful Muslim shrine in the walled Old City of Jerusalem, was fully restored to its original state in the last half-century. Thus, this structure, sited on the third… Expand
L'auteur propose un reexamen de 17 palais omeyyades. Sur ces 17 edifices, il considere que seulement six peuvent etre consideres comme palais omeyyades, les autres posant divers problemes tels la… Expand
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