By Vladimir Lukonin, Anthony Ivanov
The stern prohibition at the illustration of the human shape has channeled inventive construction into structure and architectural ornament. This ebook is a mystical journey via critical Asia - Khirgizia, Tadjikistan, Turkmenia, and Uzbekistan - a cradle of historical civilisations and a repository of the oriental arts encouraged through Buddhism and Islam. There are very good, full-colour images of the deserted towns of Mervand Urgench, Khiva, the capital of the Kharezm, with its mausoleum of Sheikh Seid Allahuddin, and the Golden highway to Samarkand, the Blue urban, a middle of civilisation for 2,500 years.
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Buddha and monks from Fayaz-Tepe, 1st-2nd century. Museum of the History of the Peoples of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
It suffices to compare the groups of karakhan mausoleums of the 11th and 12th Main façade, Nadir Divan-Begi Madrasah, 17th century. Bukhara, Uzbekistan. (p. 34) Portal, Turabek-Khanym Mausoleum. Kunya-Urgench, Turkmenistan. (p. 35) 36 centuries at Uzgen, the Sanjar Mausoleum at Merv (mid-12th century), the Fakhr alDin al-Razi Mausoleum at Kunya-Urgench (12th century), the coupled mausoleums Hodja-Machad at Saëd (12th century), to feel all the artistic richness of the buildings of that period. Predominance of religious art Mausoleums and mosques are present in all Muslim towns.
49 Kusam-ibn-Abbas Mausoleum, 14th century. Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Shah-i-Zinda Ensemble, entrance detail. Samarkand, Uzbekistan. 50 52 53 The ceilings, doors, columns, panels and tombstones demonstrate high artistic form, particularly in the wood and stone sculptures. Still faithful in many points of the process of composition to the previous epochs, architects find new solutions for urban construction. Sometimes two monumental edifices were raised face to face such as the Kalyan Mosque and the Arab-Ata Madrasah, the Madori-khan and Abdullahkhan Madrasahs, the Ulugh Beg and Abdul Aziz Madrasahs at Bukhara.