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Richmond, England: Curzon, 2000. ‘Abbas I, 208, 209 Abbasid dynasty, 64–66, 67, 68, 70, 74, 82, 135–136, 149, 150, 151, 152, 164, 176 ‘Abd al-Rahman III, 70 ‘Abduh, Muhammad, 106 Abdülhak Hâmid, 109 Abdülhamid II, Sultan, 109 Abu Firas, 77 Abu Nuwas, 65, 66 Abu Talib Kalim, 99 Adam of Two Edens, The, 119 Adonis, 120 Ahmed Hasim, 110 Akif, Mehmed, 109 Alexander the Great, 27, 75, 76, 77, 148 Alhambra palace, 183–185, 219 ‘Ali, 62, 146 ‘Ali, Muhammed Kurd, 104 ‘Ali Shah mosque, 193 al-Ansari, Khwajah ‘Abd Allah, 79, 88 Anvari, 77 al-Aqmar mosque, 164 al-‘Aqqad, ‘Abbas Mahmud, 105, 106 al-Aqsa Mosque, 139–142 arabesques, 33, 35–36, 168 Arabic language, overview of, 37–38 Arabs, society and culture of, 17–19 ‘Aref Qazvini, 112 Arslan, Amir Shakib, 104 Asadi, 76 Asrar-e khudi, 113 Atatürk, Mustafa Kemal, 109, 110 Atesten gömlek, 109 atomist theory, 36 ‘Attar, Farid al-Din, 79–80 Averroës, 71 Avicenna, 70–71 Al-Ayyam, 105, 106–107 Azad Bilgrami, 98 al-Azhar mosque, 164 Damascus, Great Mosque of, 139–142, 219 Darwish, Mahmud, 117, 118–119 Dastan-e Amir Hamzeh, 213 Divan, 86 divani script, 41 Diwan, 58 Dome of the Rock, 145, 156, 187 Dowlatshah, 87 calligraphy, 32, 36, 38–42, 56, 132, 160, 167, 168, 175, 180, 185, 186, 218, 219, 221 Cappella Palatina chapel, 166 caravansaries, 152, 172–173, 174, 204, 206 Cem, Sultan, 100 ceramics/pottery, 78, 126, 155, 158–160, 161, 168, 179, 186, 207, 217, 219, 220, 221 Cevdet Bey ve ogullari, 115 Chahar maqaleh, 90 Chekhov, Anton, 103 chronograms, 56 citadels, 171–172, 183 Córdoba, Great Mosque of, 143–144, 153, 154, 156 al-Farabi, 68 al-Farazdaq, 64 Farrokhi of Seistan, 75 Farrokhzad, Forugh, 120 Fatimid art and architecture, 163–169 Ferdowsi, 75, 94, 195 Fi al-shi’r al-jahili, 107 “Four Righteous Caliphs,” 62 Fulani, 22, 23 Fuzûlî, 101 Ibn ‘Abd Rabbihi, 70 Ibn al-‘Arabi, 71, 82, 83 Ibn al-Bawwab, 40 Ibn al-Farid, 82 Ibn al-Muqaffa‘, 68 Ibn al-Mu‘tazz, 66 Ibn Battutah, 72 Ibn Da’ud, 67 Ibn Hani’, 70 Ibn Hazm, 67 Ibn Iyas, 74 Ibn Jubayr, 72 Ibn Khaldun, 35, 73 Ibn Muqlah, 40 Ibn Qutaybah, 70 Ibn Quzman, 72–73 Ibn Tufayl, 71 Ibn Tulun mosque, 156 Ibn Zaydun, 72 Idris, Yusuf, 114 al-Idrisi, al-Sharif, 72 Imru’ al-Qays, 60 Ince Memed, 114 Iqbal, Sir Muhammad, 70, 79, 113 al-‘Iqd al-farid, 70 Islam branches of, 27 development and spread of, 18, 22 and prohibition against images, 32, 129, 131–134 Istanbul: hatiralar ve sehir, 115 habsiyah, 77 Hadiqat al-haqiqat wa shari‘at al-tariqah, 79 Hafez, Mohammad Shams al-Din, 85, 86–87 Hafiz Ibrahim, Muhammad, 105 Haft awrang, 88, 210 al-Hakim mosque, 164 Halat hisar, 118 al-Hamadhani, Badi‘ alZaman, 69 Hamdollah Mostowfi, 90 al-Hariri, 69 Hasan of Delhi, 83 Hausa, society and culture of, 22–23 Haykal, Muhammad Husayn, 106 Hayy ibn Yaqzan, 71 Hedayat, Sadeq, 112 Hikmet, Nazim, 110–111, 120 historiography, 73, 90–91 Al-Huda, 108 Husayn Bayqara, 199 Hûsn u ask, 102 Kitab al-zahrah, 67 Kitab nuzhat al-mushtaq fi ikhtiraq al-afaq, 72 Kufah palace, 150 Kufic script, 36, 39–40 Kurdish literature, 49 Kurds, society and culture of, 24–25 Ka‘b, 62 Kafka, Franz, 112 Kalilah wa Dimnah, 68, 74, 89 Kanik, Orhan Veli, 120 Kar, 115 Karacaoglan, 102 Kara kitap, 115 Karaosmanoglu, Yakup Kadri, 110 Kasra’i, Seyavush, 120 Kaviani Press, 111–112 Kemal, Namik, 108 Kemal, Yasar, 114 Khamseh, 76, 83 al-Khansa’, 58 Khirbat al-Mafjar palace, 148, 149, 154, 157, 219 Khirbat Minyah palace, 148 Khushhal Khan, 99–100 Khwaju Kermani manuscript, 197 Khwatay-namak, 68 Kitab al-badi‘, 66 Kitab al-‘ibar, 73 7 Index mausoleums, 146, 154, 165, 170–171, 174, 175, 183, 189, 201, 212 al-Mazini, Ibrahim, 105 Medina mosque, 139–142, 144 Merv mausoleum, 192 Mevlûd, 85 Meydan-e Shah, 209–210 metalwork, 27, 124, 126, 179, 186, 187, 190, 208, 219, 220 miniature/book illustration, 33, 35, 36, 90, 102, 168–169, 179–181, 190, 195–199, 208, 210–211, 213, 222 Mir ‘Ali of Tabriz, 40 “Mirror for Princes,” 89 Mongol Iran art, 190–199 monorhyme, 51, 53 mosaics, 33, 141, 154, 160, 165–166, 219 Mosibat-nameh, 80 “Mosque of Córdoba, The,” 70 mosques, 28, 33, 34, 70, 95, 129–131, 136–144, 147, 149, 152, 154, 156, 164–165, 170–171, 173–174, 176, 182–183, 201, 202, 204–205, 206, 209, 212, 220 Mozarabic art, 186 Mshatta palace, 148, 149, 153, 157 al-Mu‘allaqat/The Seven Odes, 57, 60 Mu’awiyah, 62–63 Mudéjar art, 186 Mudhakkirat, 107 Mughal art, 212–213 Muqaddimah, 35, 73 musamarah, 61 Mush o-gorbeh, 87 Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, 64 Mustaqbal al-thaqafah fi Misr, 107 al-Mutanabbi, Abu al-Tayyib, 68, 70 Mutran, Khalil, 105 mystical poetry, 79–83, 85, 87, 96, 99, 100, 102 Nahj al-balaghah, 62 naskhi script, 40 nasta‘liq, 40 Nava’i, ‘Ali Shir, 48 Nedim, 102 Nef‘î, 101–102 Nesimî, 100 Nezami, 76–77, 83, 88, 195 Niyazî Misrî, 102 Nizam al-Mulk, 89 Nobel Prize for Literature, 114 Nuzhat al-qulub, 90 Sabaheddin Ali, 110 Sa‘di, Mosleh al-Din, 82, 88 Safar-nameh, 78 Safavid art, 208–212, 213 Sahra, 109 Sa’ib, 99 al-Sa’igh, Tawfiq, 120 al-Salih mosque, 164 Samarra’ palace, 150, 151, 157, 166 Sana’i, 79, 81 Sarakhs mausoleum, 192 Sayr al-‘ibad ila al-ma‘ad, 79 scholarly writing and Islamic literature, 44 Scott, Sir Walter, 103, 104 sculpture, 125, 128, 154–155, 160, 165, 178, 183 Sehzade Mosque, 204 Selim Mosque, 202, 204, 205 Selim I, Sultan, 96 Seljuq art, 169–181, 220 Sendbad-nameh, 74, 89 Seyahatnâme, 101 Seyasat-nameh, 89 Shafi‘i, 26 Shah-nameh, 75, 195, 196–197, 210 Shanfara, 60–61 Shawqi, Ahmad, 105 Sinan, 202, 204–205 Qa’ani, 111 Qabus-nameh, 89 qasidah, 51, 52, 53, 60, 63, 64, 65, 68, 74, 77, 82, 99, 101, 105 Qasr al-Hayr East palace, 148, 153, 157 Qasr al-Hayr West palace, 148, 154, 157 Qasr al-Kharanah palace, 148 Qasr al-Tubah palace, 148 Qasr ‘Amrah palace, 148, 149 Qatran, 77 qit‘ah, explanation of, 53 Qur’an, 17, 18, 32, 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 42, 45, 55, 56, 61–62, 64, 65, 73, 80, 88, 97, 107, 128–129, 131 134, 156 Rad-Kan mausoleum, 192 Rashid al-Din, 91 “Rebellion in Hell,” 108 religious poetry, 85, 100 ribats, 145–146 al-Rihani, Amin, 108 Sinasi, 108 “Song of Revenge,” 61 Sufism/Sufis, 25, 48, 80, 81, 84, 88, 95, 162 Süleyman Çelebi, 85 Süleyman I the Magnificent, Mosque of, 204–205 Sundanese, society and culture of, 28 Surname-i Vehbi, 208 syllable-counting metres, 51, 102 Ta’abbata Sharran, 60–61 al-Tabari, 90 Taha Husayn, 105–107 Tahmasp, 208 al-Tahtawi, 103 ta‘liq script, 40 Tarikh-e jehan-goshay, 90 Tasvir-i Efkâr, 108–109 al-Tawhidi, Abu Hayyan, 68 Tawq al-hamamah, 67 Taymur, Mahmud, 106 “Tears of Khorasan,” 77 textiles, 126–127, 158, 160, 167, 179, 186, 208, 211, 219, 222 Thousand and One Nights, The, 34, 91, 92–94, 151 Tolstoy, Leo, 103–104 Topkapi Saray palace, 206 Tree of Misery, The, 105, 106 “Tulip Period,” 102 Tuti-nameh, 89 Ukhaydir palace, 149 ‘Umar ibn Abi Rabi‘ah, 63 Umayyad dynasty, 62–64, 70, 135–136, 139, 148, 149, 154, 156, 160, 176, 220, 222 Unfortunately, It Was Paradise, 119 urban design, 151–152 urban palaces, 15, 150 ‘Urfi, 99, 101 Uzbeks, society and culture of, 30–31