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Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah.

Royal Ontario Museum. Art and Archaeology Division.

Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah.

by Royal Ontario Museum. Art and Archaeology Division.

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SeriesRoyal Ontario Museum. Art and Archaeology Division. Occasional paper -- 15
ContributionsGolombek, L.
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Open LibraryOL21803670M

The Gawhar Shad Mausoleum, also known as the Tomb of Baysunghur, is an Islamic burial structure located in what is now Herat, in the 15th century, the structure served as a royal tomb for members of the Timurid dynasty and is part of the Musalla Complex.   Origins and background. The ancient religious site of Gazur Gah is one of the most significant in Afghanistan. It lies near to the city of Herat in western Afghanistan, on an ancient trade route between Central Asia and the West, and marks one of last halting stations before the deserts of recorded history begins around years ago, with the lives of a local Sufi, Shaikh ‘Amu.

means vestibule, as in the entrance to the Timurid shrine at Gazur Gah or in the entrance to the specific buildings in the Rab Rashldi. Later in the endowment deed, the word mamarr is used to. The most prominent feature of the Timurid inscriptions was the function of dual (mother and baby) inscriptions using Thuluth and Kufic calligraphy, the widespread use of Banaei Kufic inscriptions on buildings, inventions in small decorative inscriptions and the widespread usage of cobalt blue and turquoise. The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah.

  The Shrine of Khwaja Abd Allah, commonly called the Shrine at Gazur Gah and the Abdullah Ansari Shrine Complex, is the funerary compound of the Sufi saint Khwaja Abdullah Ansari. It was built by architect Qavam al-Din of Shiraz in , in Herat, Afghanistan and the patron of this monument is Shah Rukh, ruler of the Timurid dynasty. Sultani) (Figure 5). In addition to mentioning Gazur Gah Garden, Baber speaks of a ‘Khiyaban’, or avenue, apparently the same kind of tree-lined promenade as found in Samarqand and gardens to the east of that town. Today there are no traces of any of these gardens, although the approach to the shrine of Gazur Gah has a.


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The Shrine of Khwaja Abd Allah, commonly called the Shrine at Gazur Gah and Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah. book Abdullah Ansari Shrine Complex, is the funerary compound of the Sufi saint Khwaja Abdullah is located at the village of Gazur Gah, three kilometers northeast of Herat, Historic Cities Programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has initiated repairs on the complex since Coordinates: 34°22′29″N 62°14′26″E /.

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Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah. [Toronto] Royal Ontario Museum [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. The shrine is the most complete Timurid building in Herat and is dominated by its 30m high entrance portal, decorated with restraint with blue tiles on plain brick.

More tiling fills the inside, much of it showing a distinctly Chinese influence - possibly a by-product of the embassies that Shah Rukh (who commissioned the shrine in The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah: An Iconographical Interpretation of Architecture. University of Michigan, Knobloch, Edgar.

The Architecture and Archaeology of Afghanistan. Stroud, Gloucestershire, Charleston, SC: Tempus, Variant names. Tomb of 'Abd Allah Ansari (Variant). architecture of Iran and Turan and the product of her dissertation, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah.

The Timurid Architecture of Iran and Turan: Plates - Lisa Golombek. The Timurid Architecture of Iran and Turan: Two volumes Princeton Monographs in Art and Archeology Lisa Golombek, Donald Wilber on The. This book has been cited by the following publications.

A Revised History of Mongol, Kart, and Timurid Patronage of the Shrine of Shaykh Al-Islam Ahmad-I Jam. Iran, Vol. 54, Issue. 2, p. CrossRef; Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah.

Royal Ontario Museum of Art and Archaeology Occasional Paper c. Shrine culture. Lisa Golombek, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah. READINGS Terry Allen, Timurid Herat Bernard O5Kane, Power, Politics, and Religion in Timurid Iran NOV.

13 ARTS OF THE BOOK: EPIC, ROMANCE, AND PANEGYRIC BIOGRAPHY PRESENTATION Ibrahim Sultan as a patron of the arts of the book. Firuza Abdullaeva and. 20 For the use of this term see Lisa Golombek, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah, Toronto,Chapter 4.

21 O’Kane, Timurid Architecture, Pl. 22 G. Pugachenkova, “‘Ishrat-Khāneh and Ak-Saray, Two Timurid Mausoleums in Samarkand,” Ars Orientalis 5 (), Fig. The Arts of the Book in Central Asia, 14th - 16th Centuries.

London, Gumiliev, L. Searches for an Imaginary Kingdom: The Legend of the Kingdom of Prester John. Maria E. Subtelny, PhD () in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University, is Professor of Persian and Islamic Studies at the University of has published extensively on the Timurids and on medieval Iranian and Central Asian cultural history.

Her book Le monde est un jardin: Aspects de l'histoire culturelle de l'Iran médiéval (Paris, ) received the Saidi. It is located at the village of Gazur Gah, three kilometers northeast of Herat, Afghanistan.

The Historic Cities Programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has initiated repairs on the complex since The shrine was erected by architect Qavam al-Din of Shiraz inin Herat, Afghanistan.

Martin Gray is a cultural anthropologist, writer and photographer specializing in the study and documentation of pilgrimage places around the world. During a 38 year period he has visited more than sacred sites in countries.

The World Pilgrimage Guide web site is the most comprehensive source of information on this subject. Rezensionen Lisa Golombek, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah (Royal Ontario Museum Occasional Paper 15), (Toronto ), pp. 6 dollars. Weaver, Preliminary Study on the Conservation Problems of five Iranian Monuments, UNESCO No.

After publishing the first systematic study of the shrine of ¿Abdoll˝h Ans≥˝ri at Herat, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah, Toronto,Prof. Golombek has produced a number of studies on 15th century architecture in Persia and Central Asia (“‘Abbasid Mosque at Balkh,” Oriental Art (New Series) 15,pp.“The Chronology.

Lisa Golombek, The Timurid Shrine of Gazur-Gah, Royal Ontario Museum Art and Archaeology Occasional Pap Toronto, Idem and Donald N.

Wilber, The Timurid Architecture of Iran and Turan, Princeton, Basil Gray, Persian Painting, London Idem, ed., The Arts of the Book in Central Asia, 14thth Centuries, London and Paris, The Safavid Dynastic Shrine: architecture, religion and power in early modern: Iran, London: I.

Tauris, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah, Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum,esp. numerous studies devoted to the Islamic arts of the book. Apart from Scollay, I have drawn a few. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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Among the things to do in Herat, don’t miss Gazur Gah shrine to visit the resting place of the important Sufi figure and poet Khwajah Abdullah Ansari, also known as Pir-i Herat (sage of Herat), who lived in the 11th site was created as a medieval settlement around a religious site and funerary complex and continued to develop after the death of Ansari also with a religious school.

The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume 6: The Timurid and Safavid Periods Peter Jackson, Lawrence Lockhart The Cambridge History of Iran is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world.

T 17 Nov. ZIYARAT. SHRINE AND SHRINE CULTURE IN IRAN Readings: + Lisa Golombek, The Timurid Shrine at Gazur Gah. + Robert D. McChesney, Waqf in Central Asia. Four Hundred Years in the History of a Muslim Shrine. Lisa Golombek, "The Cult of Saints and Shrine Architecture in the Fourteenth Century." Yann Richard, “Qom, un lieu sacré en Iran.”.GĀZORGĀH, a village approximately miles northeast of the city of Herat in present-day northwestern Afghanistan at 34°22′ N and 62°14′ E, situated at an elevation of 4, name has also been applied at times to the eastern end of the minor mountain ridge to the north of Herat (Gazetteer of Afghanistan III, p.

; Yāqūt, Boldān IV, p. ; Ḥāfeẓ-e Abrū, I, p. The part played by Timur and his house is crucial to the story in as much as theirs was the principal building effort, first in Transoxiana and then in eastern Persia – centres of Timurid power.

With the political decline of the Timurids in the middle of the 9th/15 th century, the initiative in architecture returned to western Persia under.