Love & Devotion

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Tales of earthly and spiritual love, recounted by Persian poets from the eleventh century, were copied into exquisitely illuminated manuscripts for a courtly elite. Published in conjunction with landmark exhibitions in Oxford and Melbourne, this volume reproduces more than 130 such illustrations of the stories of Yusuf and Zulaykha, Khusrau and Shirin, and Layla and Manjun, while the accompanying essays reveal new perspectives on this richly evocative literary and artistic tradition and the culture that produced it.

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Love & Devotion

Love & Devotion

From Persia and Beyond

Hardback240pp Illustrated310x235mm

9781851242788     Product Code: 506055

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Tales of earthly and spiritual love, recounted by Persian poets from the eleventh century, were copied into exquisitely illuminated manuscripts for a courtly elite. Published in conjunction with landmark exhibitions in Oxford and Melbourne, this volume reproduces more than 130 such illustrations of the stories of Yusuf and Zulaykha, Khusrau and Shirin, and Layla and Manjun, while the accompanying essays reveal new perspectives on this richly evocative literary and artistic tradition and the culture that produced it.

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