Ars Orientalis: A Special Issue on Pre-Modern Islamic Palaces guest edited by Gulru Necipoglu Volume XXIII 1993
University of Michigan Press. 8.5 x 11", 342 pp., b/w plates, figures, plans, notes, paper, Ann Arbor, 1993. Item #18468
Contents: Introduction: An Outline of Shifting Paradigms in the Palatial Architecture of the Pre-Modern Islamic World by Gulru Necipoglu Part I: Palaces of the Ancient Near East and the Late Antique Mediterranean World "Seat of Kingship"/"A Wonder to Behold": The Palace as Construct in the Ancient Near East by Irene J. Winter The Sasanian Palaces and Their Influence in Early Islam by Lionel Bier Late-Antique Palaces: The Meaning of Urban Context by Slobodan Curcic Part 2: Palaces of the Early Islamic Caliphates (Seventh-Tenth Centuries) Umayyad Palaces Reconsidered by Oleg Grabar Solomon's Throne/Solomon's Bath: Model or Metaphor? by Priscilla P. Soucek The Qubbat al-Khadra and the Iconography of Height in Early Islamic Architecture by Jonathan M. Bloom An Interpretation of the Palace of the Caliph at Samarra (Dar al-Khilafa or Jawsaq al-Khaqani) by Alastair Northedge Arabifc Poetry and Architectural Memory in al-Andalus by D.F. Ruggles Part 3: Palaces of the Seljuq Successor States (Eleventh-Fourteenth Centuries) Circles of Power: Palace, Citadel, and City in Ayyubud Aleppo by Yasser Tabbaa Mamluk Throne Halls: Qubba or Iwan? by Nasser Rabbat Thirteenth-Century Rum Seljuq Palaces and Palace Imagery by Scott Redford Part 4: Palaces of the Mongols and Their Successors (Thirteenth-Eighteenth Centuries) The Ilkhanid Palace by Sheila S. Blair From Tenths to Pavilions: Royal Mobility and Persian Palace Design by Bernard O'Kane Safavid Palaces by Wolfram Kleiss Sub-Imperial Palaces: Power and Authority in Mughal India by Catherine R. Asher Framing the Gaze in Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Palaces by Gulru Necipoglu.
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