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Author Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969.

Title Persian architecture; the triumph of form and color.

Publication Info. New York : G. Braziller [1965]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  720.955 P81    Check Shelf
Description 288 pages : illustrations, map, plans, 33 color plates. ; 28 cm
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Notes": pages [272]-280. "Selected bibliography": pages 281-283.
Contents From the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Achaemenids -- Seleucids, Parthians, Sasanians : reassertion of Persian forms -- Early Islam : new purposes -- The Seljuks : structure as beauty -- The meaning and function of Persian decoration -- The Mongols : destruction and grandeur -- The Timurids : refinement and opulence -- The Safavid culmination -- Summary of forms and structural problems.
Subject Architecture -- Iran -- History.
Islamic architecture -- Iran.
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