Sinan's Autobiographies: Five Sixteenth-Century Texts.9004141685
Sinan's autobiographies; five sixteenth-century texts.
Ed. by Howard Crane et al.
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Mattys Brill (mä`tīs), 1550–83, went to Rome early in his career and executed frescoes for Gregory XIII in the Vatican. Academic Publishers
Studies and sources in Islamic art and architecture Islamic art and architecture, works of art and architecture created in countries where Islam has been dominant and embodying Muslim precepts in its themes. Background
In the century after the death (A.D. . Supplements to Muqarnas; v.11
Shortly before the Ottoman chief architect Sinan died in 1588 AD, he narrated his autobiography autobiography: see biography.
Biography of oneself narrated by oneself. Little autobiographical literature exists from antiquity and the Middle Ages; with a handful of exceptions, the form begins to appear only in the 15th century. to the poet-painter Mustafa Sa'i Celebi (d. 1595-96). Five versions are preserved, three incomplete drafts with crossed-out lines and insertions that testify To provide evidence as a witness, subject to an oath or affirmation, in order to establish a particular fact or set of facts.
Court rules require witnesses to testify about the facts they know that are relevant to the determination of the outcome of the case. to an extensive editing process between Sinan and Mustafa, and two subsequently edited versions that are highly polished and were apparently widely circulated. All five are collected here for the first time, with critical editions in Arabic transliterated into Latin script, annotated English translations, and facsimiles of selected manuscript manuscript, a handwritten work as distinguished from printing. The oldest manuscripts, those found in Egyptian tombs, were written on papyrus; the earliest dates from c.3500 B.C. copies.
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