Fighting, Hunting, Impressing: Arms and Armour from the Islamic World 1500-1850Regular price $71.00 Save $-71.00
What characterises Islamic arms and armour from the 1500-1850, and what role did they play on the battlefield, in connection with hunting and as decorative objects? Such topics are addressed in this richly illustrated book, which also contains articles on 'Fighting and Arms in the Koran', 'The Teaching of Chivalry in the Islamic World', 'Inscriptions on Islamic Weapons' and 'Collecting Islamic Arms and Armour'.
This catalogue section analyses 151 examples of arms and armour as well as relveant miniature paintings. Originally made in the region extending from North America to India, these objects have found their way into Danish collections from the seventeenth century onwards. At the back of the book an appendix contains translations of the weapons' numerous Arabic, Persian and Turkish inscriptions.
- Hardback edition
- Published in 2021
- 376 Pages
- Dimensions: 21.5 x 28 x 3.5 cm