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Product Description: This is a detailed study of the illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah, in which twenty discourses are followed by a brief parable, and four romances. Amir Khusrau (1253-1325) lived the greater part of adventurous life in Delhi; he composed in Persian, and also in Hindi...read more

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9780700714674 | Routledge, December 1, 2002, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: This is a detailed study of the illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah, in which twenty discourses are followed by a brief parable, and four romances.

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9781138978331 | Routledge, January 20, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This is a detailed study of the illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah, in which twenty discourses are followed by a brief parable, and four romances.

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Product Description: Composed more than a millennium ago, the Shahnameh -- the great royal book of the Persian court -- is a pillar of Persian literature and one of the world's unchallenged masterpieces. Recounting the history of the Persian people from its mythic origins down to the Islamic conquest in the seventh century, the Shahnameh is the stirring and beautifully textured story of a proud civilization...read more
By Barbara Brend (editor) and Charles Melville (editor)

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9781848853324 | Tauris Academic Studies, October 15, 2010, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Composed more than a millennium ago, the Shahnameh -- the great royal book of the Persian court -- is a pillar of Persian literature and one of the world's unchallenged masterpieces.

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9781848856561 | Reprint edition (Tauris Academic Studies, December 15, 2011), cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Composed more than a millennium ago, the Shahnameh -- the great royal book of the Persian court -- is a pillar of Persian literature and one of the world's unchallenged masterpieces.

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9780856676727 | Philip Wilson Pub Ltd, August 15, 2010, cover price $75.00

Product Description: The art of the illustrated Persian manuscript reached a high point under the descendants of Timur in the fifteenth century. One of the finest examples is a copy of the Shahnamah of Firdausi produced for the prince Muhammad Juki, probably in the

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9780415341578 | Routledge, February 28, 2008, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: The art of the illustrated Persian manuscript reached a high point under the descendants of Timur in the fifteenth century.

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Product Description: The Emperor Akbar's "Khamsah" ("quintet") is a collection of five books of stories, on romantic and heroic themes, composed by the Persian poet Nizami in the late 12th century. Akbar's richly illustrated copy of this work was made in 1595, probably at Lahore where his court was resident at the time, and is now one of the greatest treasures of Indian book painting in the British Library's collection...read more

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9780712303927 | British Library Board, July 1, 1995, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The Emperor Akbar's "Khamsah" ("quintet") is a collection of five books of stories, on romantic and heroic themes, composed by the Persian poet Nizami in the late 12th century.

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Traces the development of classic Islamic art from the seventh through the twentieth century, and looks at its aesthetic principles, themes, and imagery

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9780674468658 | Harvard Univ Pr, August 1, 1991, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Traces the development of classic Islamic art from the seventh through the twentieth century, and looks at its aesthetic principles, themes, and imagery

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9780674468665 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, March 1, 1992), cover price $35.50 | About this edition: Traces the development of classic Islamic art from the seventh through the twentieth century, and looks at its aesthetic principles, themes, and imagery

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