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Islamic Art History : HOME

This guide includes resources for research on the arts, architecture and archeology of the Islamic world.

WELCOME TO THE LIBGUIDE ON ISLAMIC ART & ARCHITECTURE

 

Islam promoted the development of a unique way of life and culture, with its distinctive style reflected in art and architecture throughout the Muslim world and beyond. This guide provides valuable and authoritative resources that cover a historical range that extends geographically from Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and Spain. Islamic art, in addition to architecture, covers many types of artistic aspects, such as illuminated manuscripts, carpets & textiles, paintings & calligraphy, and ceramics.

 

 

 

ISLAMIC ART GLOSSARY

ISLAMIC ART INTRODUCTION

ISLAMIC GOLDEN AGE

SELECTED SUBJECT DATABASES

ISLAMIC ART: MIRROR OF THE INVISIBLE WORLD

GW SUBJECT GUIDE

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