Fighting, Hunting, Impressing: Arms and Armour from the Islamic World 1500-1850

published by the Strandberg Press, 2021

Exhibition: Copenhagen, David Collection. 376 pages, fully illustrated in colour. Hardback. 29 x 22cms.

Study on the culture of weapons in the Islamic world, with essays on fighting and arms in the Koran, furusiyya literature on chivalric codes, collecting practices, the role of inscriptions and the diplomatic and ceremonial significance of weapon exchange. Including 151 catalogue entries illustrated and discussed in detail, with an appendix of inscriptions translated from Arabic, Persian and Turkish. 

Ref: 120687


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