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A World of Beasts: A Thirteenth-Century Illustrated Arabic Book on Animals (the Kitāb Na't Al-Ḥayawān) in the Ibn Bakhtīshū' (Hardcover)

A World of Beasts: A Thirteenth-Century Illustrated Arabic Book on Animals (the Kitāb Na't Al-Ḥayawān) in the Ibn Bakhtīshū' By Anna Contadini Cover Image
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A study of the Kitāb Na't al-Ḥayawān (Book on the Characteristics of Animals), this book considers together text and image in this unique thirteenth-century manuscript, thereby contributing to the wider scholarship on Middle Eastern painting and art of the pre-modern period.

About the Author


Anna Contadini, PhD (1992) in Islamic Art, SOAS, London University, is currently Reader in Islamic Art at SOAS. She has worked as Curator at the V&A and the Chester Beatty Library, and as Lecturer at Trinity College, Dublin. Her numerous publications include Arab Painting: Text and Image in Illustrated Arabic Manuscripts, Brill 2007 and 2010, and Fatimid Art at the Victoria and Albert Museum, V&A 1998.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004201002
ISBN-10: 9004201009
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: November 11th, 2011
Pages: 280
Language: English
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