The Arts of the Book and Miniature Painting
About This Resource
This brief video describes the Islamic arts of the book and book illustration in the form of miniature painting.
Related primary resource: Ibn al-Nadim on the Transmission and Authorization of Books, The Qur'an on Paradise (image).
D. Fairchild Ruggles. National Endowment for the Humanities, American Library Association, and Twin Cities Public Television. Islamic Art Spots: Arts of the Book and Miniature Painting. American Library Association, 2013. http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/225.
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"Muslim Journeys | Item #225: The Arts of the Book and Miniature Painting", May 27, 2015 http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/225.
Arabic, bookbinding, books, calligraphy, figurative art, illustration, ink, Islamic arts, libraries, literature, material culture, miniatures, mosques, painting, paper, papyrus, parchment, Qur’an, religion, video essays, writing