HEADING_TITLEHEADING_TITLEHEADING_TITLE
New ProductsSpecial OffersCustomer FeedbackShipping Info My AccountWish ListCart ContentsCheckout

£10.99

SINAN BY J.M Rogers(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
[#2726,1Q2,PB 133pp, Oxford University Press/I.B.Tauris, The buildings of Sinan (c. 1490-1588) are r]

SINAN BY J.M Rogers(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
SINAN BY J.M Rogers(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
Paperback 133 Pages
Oxford University Press & I.B. Tauris

About The Book
The buildings of Sinan (c. 1490-1588) are ranked with the finest monuments of Renaissance Europe. He was born in Cappadocia, probably into a Greek Christian family. Drafted into the Janissaries during his adolescence, he rapidly gained promotion and distinction as a military engineer. He was appointed Court Architect in 1538 and held that post for the most productive, brilliant half-century in Ottoman architecture. His palaces, mosques, fountains, hospitals and tombs completely changed the face of the Ottoman capitals, Istanbul and Edirne. Though little is known of Sinan's personal life, J. M. Rogers has reconstructed his professional biography from his practice and that of the Court Architects after him. The detailed building accounts of the Süleymaniye in Istanbul—one of Sinan's greatest mosques—demonstrate his masterly coordination of planning, quantity surveying, work force management, and design and implementation of waterworks, that enabled this vast project to be completed in just seven years.

About Author
J. M. Rogers was the first holder of the Nasser D. Khalili Chair in Islamic Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. This book is no. 3 in the ''Makers of Islamic Civilization' series, run by the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Published jointly by Oxford University Press (Delhi) and I.B. Tauris (London), these books are written by specialists for the general reader. They are intended to serve as an introduction to pivotal Islamic thinkers and actors, whose works and legacy make up the pool of cultural experiences and resources on which contemporary Muslims continue to draw.

Weight: 195

In Stock: 5
Share via FaceBookShare Via TwitterShare via E-Mail
Reviews
Related Items
Tabari By Ulrika Martensson (Makers of Islamic Civilization)
Tabari By Ulrika Martensson (Makers of Islamic Civilization)
£12.90
UMAR By Shibli Numani(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
UMAR By Shibli Numani(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
£10.99
SIBAWAYHI By Michael G. Carter:(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
SIBAWAYHI By Michael G. Carter:(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
£10.99
IQBAL By Mustansir Mir(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
IQBAL By Mustansir Mir(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
£10.99
Ibn Battuta By L P Harvey(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
Ibn Battuta By L P Harvey(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
£11.99
Bukhari By Ghassan Abdul Jabbar(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
Bukhari By Ghassan Abdul Jabbar(Makers of Islamic Civilization)
£11.99

Suwr Min Hayatis Sahabiyyat - Arabic with English Notes & Vocab

Suwr Min Hayatis Sahabiyyat - Arabic with English Notes & Vocab

£4.50

Suwar Min Hayatis Sahabiyyat Stories of The Femal...

-----------------

Jami' Al-Kabir By Imam Ash-Shaybani, Arabic only

Jami' Al-Kabir By Imam Ash-Shaybani, Arabic only

£10.95

  Al-Jami' Al-Kabir : Arabic Only By ...

-----------------

Broken Kashkol of Sufidom: Distortions & Corruptions of Sufism

Broken Kashkol of Sufidom: Distortions & Corruptions of Sufism

£17.50

The Broken Kashkol of Sufidom A Summary and Const...

-----------------

Montmorency's Book of Rhymes By T. J. Winter

Montmorency's Book of Rhymes By T. J. Winter

£18.99

Montmorency's Book of Rhymes  By T. J. W...

-----------------

'What The Living Can do for the Dead (From Classical Sources)

'What The Living Can do for the Dead (From Classical Sources)

£7.50

What The Living Can Do For The Dead According to ...

-----------------

First Steps To Understading Nahw By Hashim Muhammad

First Steps To Understading Nahw By Hashim Muhammad

£1.00

First Steps to Understanding Nahw By Hashim Muham...

-----------------

First Steps to Understanding Balagah By Hashim Muhammad

First Steps to Understanding Balagah By Hashim Muhammad

£1.50

First Steps to Understanding Balagah  By Has...

-----------------

Beneficial Stories From Riyad us Saliheen: From Al-Uthaymeen

Beneficial Stories From Riyad us Saliheen: From Al-Uthaymeen

£12.00

Beneficial Stories From Riyad us Saliheen Taken F...

-----------------

Umdatul Murid Li Jawhar Al-Tawhid Al-Musamma, Arabic

Umdatul Murid Li Jawhar Al-Tawhid Al-Musamma, Arabic

£27.95

Umdatul Murid : Arabic Only Li Jawhar Al-Tawhid A...

-----------------

Jami' al-Saghir Fi Ahadith al-Bashir al-Nadir: Imam As-Suyuti

Jami' al-Saghir Fi Ahadith al-Bashir al-Nadir: Imam As-Suyuti

£10.95

Al-Jami' al-Saghir : Arabic Only Fi Ahadith a...

-----------------

An English Translation of As-Suyuti's Al-Khasa'is as-Sughra

An English Translation of As-Suyuti's Al-Khasa'is as-Sughra

£4.50

Al-Khasa'is as-Sughra  Anmudhaj al-Labib...

-----------------

Organic Safawi Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

Organic Safawi Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

£4.50

Organic Safawi Dates 400g Producer: Anjum Dates ...

-----------------

Organic Ajwa Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

Organic Ajwa Dates, 400g (Anjum - Madinah al-Munawwarah)

£12.50

Organic Ajwa Dates 400g Producer: Anjum Dates ...

-----------------

Al- kABA'R - The Chief Sins : Imam Adh-Dhahabi Arabic- English

Al- kABA'R - The Chief Sins : Imam Adh-Dhahabi Arabic- English

£12.50

The Chief Sins Al- kABA'R By Imam Adh-Dhahab...

-----------------

Intent: Exploring the Core of Being Human By Etsko Schuitema

Intent: Exploring the Core of Being Human By Etsko Schuitema

£9.00

Intent Exploring the Core of Being Human By Etsk...

-----------------

Diwan of Al-Mutanabbi (Arabic - Englsih Bilingual Edition)

Diwan of Al-Mutanabbi (Arabic - Englsih Bilingual Edition)

£29.99

The Diwan of Abu Tayyib Ahmad Ibn Al-Husayn Al-Mut...

-----------------

Set My Heart on Fire: A Collection of Sufi Poems (Na'layn Publns

Set My Heart on Fire: A Collection of Sufi Poems (Na'layn Publns

£6.30

Set My Heart on Fire   A Collection of Sufi ...

-----------------

Tales from Dhikarville Stationary Kit (Note Pad & Pencil Case)

Tales from Dhikarville Stationary Kit (Note Pad & Pencil Case)

£2.55

Tales from Dhikarville Stationary Kit Includes&...

-----------------

Tafsir Baidhawi Aur Tarjuma wa Tashreeh Urdu

Tafsir Baidhawi Aur Tarjuma wa Tashreeh Urdu

£8.95

Tafsir Baidhawi   Aur Tarjumah wa Tashrih B...

-----------------

Essential Islamic Creed By Shaykh Zayni Dahlan (Arabic-English)

Essential Islamic Creed By Shaykh Zayni Dahlan (Arabic-English)

£8.00

The Essential Islamic Creed By Shaykh Ahmad Ibn Z...

-----------------

Gift To The Husband And Wife: Maulana M. Ashraf Ali Thanwi

Gift To The Husband And Wife:  Maulana M. Ashraf Ali Thanwi

£2.99

A Gift to the Husband and Wife By Maulana Ashraf ...

-----------------

Dictionary Of Islam By Thomas Patrick Hughes

Dictionary Of Islam By Thomas Patrick Hughes

£24.99

Dictionary of Islam Being a Cyclopedia of the Doc...

-----------------

A Gift for New Muslim Mother By Muneeba Zahid

A Gift for New Muslim Mother By Muneeba Zahid

£4.95

A Gift for the New Muslim Mother By Muneeba Zahid...

-----------------

Tafsir Ibn Arabi By Muhiyddin Muhammad Ibn Arabi, Arabic

Tafsir Ibn Arabi By Muhiyddin Muhammad Ibn Arabi, Arabic

£24.50

Tafsir Ibn Arabi : Arabic Only  By Al-Sheikh...

-----------------

Musnad Al Imam Abi Hanifah By Imam Asbahani

Musnad Al Imam Abi Hanifah By Imam Asbahani

£13.99

Musnad al-Imam Abi Hanifa : Arabic Only By Abu Nu...

-----------------
RAMADAN READING
Currencies
Login
E-Mail Address:

Password:


Password Forgotten ?
New Account
Share Product
Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare via E-Mail



Verified by Visa / MasterCard SecureCode


HomeNew ProductsSpecialShipping Info Advance SearchMy AccountWish ListCustomer FeedbackCart ContentsCheckout
Back in Stock & Customer Information

Helpline Number: 0116 276 9964
From outside UK +44 116 276 9964
email: info@kitaabun.com

We are not simply a Bookshop. We provide a service.
You are most welcome to contact us with any
questions, comments or simply for advice.
Your comments will be highly appreciated.