Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2014

592 Pages | 401 colour illustrations 12 B/W tables

7 x 9.6 inches

ISBN: 9780748669226

Bookseller Code (06)

Calligraphy and Architecture in the Muslim World

Mohammad Gharipour and Irvin Cemil Schick

Published by Edinburgh University Press

This major reference work covers all aspects of architectural inscriptions in the Muslim world: the artists and their patrons, what inscriptions add to architectural design, what materials were used, what their purpose was and how they infuse buildings with meaning.