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The Art of the book: Persian miniatures from the Shahnameh

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Alternate title:Persian miniatures from the Shahnameh
Summary:Examines the illumination of the Persian manuscript, Shahnameh, the epic written by the 10th century poet Firdawsei about the ancient legends and history of the mythological and historical kings of Iran.
Provider:Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Illumination of books and manuscripts Iran
Manuscripts, Persian
Shāhnāmah
Firdawsī
Credits:Oleg Grabar. Producer, Robert Kuretsky ; filmmaker, Iraj Gorgin.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Fine Arts
Films@UM Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Fine Arts, Photography
Collection:Films@UM
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