Persian Miniatures

Using 16 examples, the book explains the tradition of miniatures in Persian manuscripts from the 13th to the early 17th century. The drawings decorated poetic works such as the epic poem “Šāhnāmah” or religious writings.… Read more

“Islamstudien” – Volume 1 Open Access

Carl Heinrich Becker: Vom Werden und Wesen der islamischen Welt – IslamstudienCarl Heinrich Becker (1876-1933) was an education politician in the Weimar Republic and Professor of Oriental Studies at the then Friedrich Wilhelm University in Berlin (now Humboldt University).

Volume 1 of his “Islamstudien : Vom Werden und Wesen der islamischen … Read more