Arabic Art Forms in Spanish Book Production

Arabic Art Forms in Spanish Book Production

Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures

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Piet explains Arabic design and illustration in Spanish books, looking in particular at the Kennicott Bible, produced in La Coruna, Spain, in 1476. Distinctive features of Arabic books, including their non-figurative illuminations, are manifest in Hebrew manuscripts produced under Muslim domination in medieval Spain. Biblical manuscripts in particular were inspired by the decorations found in manuscripts of the Qur'an, as well as by geometric or ...Read More
Piet explains Arabic design and illustration in Spanish books, looking in particular at th...Read More