Visualizing Belief and Piety in Iranian Shiism
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Visualizing Belief and Piety in Iranian Shiism

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ISBN-13:
9781441125248
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.06.2012
Seiten:
320
Autor:
Ingvild Flaskerud
Gewicht:
440 g
Format:
234x156x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Note on Transliteration; Preface and Acknowledgemenst; Introduction; Part I - Imam Ali in Portraiture; 1. The Emergence of a Prototypical Model and its Survival; 2. Imam Ali in Shia Memory; 3. The Iconography of Imam Ali and its Reception; Part II - The Battle of Karbala; 4. The Battle at Karbala in Shia Memory and Piety; 5. Visual Karbala Narratives in Shia Piety; 6. The ParchamWall-hanging; 7. Representation and Reception of Karbala in Colour Posters; Part III - Images and Decorative Designs in Ritual Space; 8. The Image as a Votive Gift; 9. Images in the Liturgy of Commemoration and Celebration; 10. Decorative Programmes across Gendered Ritual Space; 11. Transposing Iconography; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Unique study which offers new perspectives on contemporary Islamic iconography and the use of imageries in ritual contexts.