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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Aurelia Campbell Abstract This paper focuses on Miaoyinsi, a Buddhist temple in Yongdeng County, Gansu province, at the Sino-Tibetan frontier. Miaoyinsi was constructed by the Mongolian Lu family, who governed this region beginning in the fifteenth century under the hereditary title tusi...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 October 2017
... on the work of the philosopher Khvājah Naṣīr al-Dīn Ṭūsī (1201–1274) and his theories of the crafts, or ṣinā‘āt. The examples of calligraphy, or khaṭṭ , analyzed here show how the visuality of the text is expressive and, in the case of the tomb of Ahmad Shah, conveys both talismanic and mystical...