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Author Contadini, Anna.
Title A world of beasts : a thirteenth-century illustrated Arabic book on animals (the Kitāb Na't al-Ḥayawān) in the Ibn Bakhtīshū' tradition / by Anna Contadini.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2012]

Author Contadini, Anna.
Subject Naʻt al-ḥayawān -- Illustrations.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Arab.
Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Arab countries.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Islamic countries.
Bestiaries -- Arab countries.
Add Title Thirteenth-century illustrated Arabic book on animals (the Kitāb Naʻt al-ḥayawān) in the Ibn Bakhtīshūʻ tradition
Description 1 online resource (xii, 209 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: image and (con)text -- The manuscript -- Text and sources -- The frontispieces and other human figures -- The animals of the Na't -- Composition, Iconography and style -- Date and provance -- Patronage and milieu.
ISBN 9789004222656 (electronic bk.)
9004222650 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 769190418
Additional Format Print version: Contadini, Anna. World of beasts. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, ©2012 (DLC) 2011037677

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