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Title Politics, patronage, and the transmission of knowledge in 13th-15th century Tabriz / edited by Judith Pfeiffer.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2014.

Series Iran studies, 1569-7401 ; volume 8
Iran studies ; v. 8.
Subject Tabriz (Iran) -- Intellectual life.
Tabriz (Iran) -- Politics and government.
Tabriz (Iran) -- Relations.
Tabriz (Iran) -- Church history.
Politics and culture -- Iran -- Tabriz -- History -- To 1500.
Islam and culture -- Iran -- Tabriz -- History -- To 1500.
Knowledge, Theory of -- Iran -- Tabriz -- History -- To 1500.
Patronage, Political -- Iran -- Tabriz -- History -- To 1500.
Art patronage -- Iran -- Tabriz -- History -- To 1500.
Patronage, Ecclesiastical -- Iran -- Tabriz -- History -- To 1500.
Alt Name Pfeiffer, Judith, 1964-
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: From Baghdad to Maragha, Tabriz, and beyond : Tabriz and the Multi-Cephalous Cultural, Religious, and Intellectual Landscape of the 13th to 15th Century Nile-to-Oxus Region / Judith Pfeiffer -- Part One. Intellectuals, bureaucrats, and politics -- Hulegu and his wise men : Topos or reality? / Reuven Amitai -- "Ala" al-Dawla Simnani's religious encounters at the Mongol court near Tabriz / Devin DeWeese -- "Tabrizis in Shiraz are worth less than a dog" : Sa'di and Humam, a lyrical encounter / Domenico Ingenito -- Confessional ambiguity vs. confessional polarization : politics and the negotiation of religious boundaries in the Ilkhanate / Judith Pfeiffer -- Part Two. The transmission of knowledge -- In pursuit of memoria and salvation : Rashid al-Din and his Rab'-i Rashidi / Birgitt Hoffmann -- Rashid al-Din Fa'l-Allah al-Hamadhani's manuscript production project in Tabriz reconsidered / Nourane ben Azzouna -- What was the purpose of astronomy in Iji's Kitab al-Mawaqiffi 'ilm al-Kalam / Robert Morrison -- New light on shams : the Islamic side of / F. Jamil Ragep -- Part Three. Tabriz and interregional networks -- Civitas Thauris : the significance of Tabriz in the spatial frameworks of Christian merchants and ecclesiastics in the 13th and 14th century / Johannes Preiser-Kapeller -- "Rich in goods and abounding in wealth" : the Ilkhanid and post-Ilkhanid ruling elite and the politics of commercial life at Tabriz, 1250-1400 / Patrick Wing -- Tabriz : international entrepot under the Mongols / Sheila S. Blair -- Tabrizi woodcarvings in Timurid Iran / Joachim Gierlichs -- Imperial Aqquyunlu construction of religious establishments in the late fifteenth century Tabriz / Ertugrul Okten.
Note Print version record.
Summary In Edited byPolitics, Patronage and the Transmission of Knowledge in 13th - 15th Century TabrizEdited by, an international group of specialists investigate the role of Tabriz as one of the foremost centres of learning, cultural productivity, and politics in post-Mongol Iran and the Middle East.
Note English.
ISBN 9004262571 (electronic bk.)
9789004262577 (electronic bk.)
9789004255395 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
9004255397 (hardback ; acid-free paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004262577.
OCLC # 869434613
Additional Format Print version: 9789004255395 9004255397 (DLC) 2013040502

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