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By Massumeh Farhad Simon Rettig Jane McAuliffe Sevgi Kutluay Julian Raby | Comments: ( 138 ) | Date: ( May 30, 2020 )

In the early twentieth century, the Ottoman Empire was in political turmoil Officials moved valuable artworks including thousands of sumptuous Qur an Koran manuscripts and loose pages dating from the 7th to 17th century to Istanbul to ensure their safety Penned by celebrated calligraphers and embellished by skilled illuminators and bookbinders, these manuscripts areIn the early twentieth century, the Ottoman Empire was in political turmoil Officials moved valuable artworks including thousands of sumptuous Qur an Koran manuscripts and loose pages dating from the 7th to 17th century to Istanbul to ensure their safety Penned by celebrated calligraphers and embellished by skilled illuminators and bookbinders, these manuscripts are now housed in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts T rk ve slam Eserleri M zesi or TIEM in Istanbul, established in 1914 This story unfolds in The Word Revealed Qur ans from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, the companion publication to the Arthur M Sackler Gallery s groundbreaking exhibition, the first major presentation of Qur ans in the United States The book s authors describe the formation of this one of a kind collection and the history of TIEM, whose centuries old records on patrons, calligraphers, illuminators, and provenance allow us to create biographies detailing the production of the Qur ans in the exhibition Essays address the Qur an as a written text from content and organization to the elaborate calligraphy and illuminated designs that transformed the volumes into beautiful artworks Qur ans also includes in depth descriptions of some seventy works from TIEM and the Smithsonian s Sackler and Freer Galleries It features full page, color images of the earliest known Qur an folios and manuscripts from the Umayyad and Abbasid Near East 7th 10th century , Seljuk Iran and Anatolia 12th century , the Mongol Il Khanid and Timurid empires and Mamluk Cairo 14th and 15th centuries , Safavid and Ottoman empires 16th and 17th centuries as well as a number of mosque furnishings, such as Qur an boxes and stands Most of these works have rarely, if ever, been published.


  • Title: The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
  • Author: Massumeh Farhad Simon Rettig Jane McAuliffe Sevgi Kutluay Julian Raby
  • ISBN: 9781588345783
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Hardcover

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