All posts by Sandra Aube

De maître à élève

Nouvelle source concernant les biographies de calligraphes de l’Inde musulmane. Le Ms n° 2432 de Rampur. [DYNTRAN WORKING PAPER 13, June 2016]

par Francis RICHARD

Dans l’ensemble du monde iranien, il est très important pour les calligraphes de se rattacher à des lignées à l’origine desquelles se trouve un maître reconnu. L’apprentissage de l’art de la belle écriture (ḫatt-i ḫuš ou ḫušnivīsī) se fait auprès d’un calligraphe qui en Continue reading De maître à élève

Workshop Cairo 2016: Mechanisms and frameworks of transmission

“Mechanisms and frameworks of transmission”: Cairo, IFAO (Institut français d’archéologie orientale), 20-22 November 2016

 

Outline of the 2nd Dyntran Workshop:

The second workshop of the DYNTRAN Project built upon various issues raised during the project’s inaugural workshop in Marburg (26-29 November 2015). Among the themes that emerged were the questions: “How does transmission occur?” and “What is being transmitted?” Continue reading Workshop Cairo 2016: Mechanisms and frameworks of transmission

Transmission of Architectural Models in Iran

A note on the “Topkapi Scroll” in Qarâ Qoyunlu and Âq Qoyunlu Ceramic Tile Panels [DYNTRAN WORKING PAPER 12, May 2016]

by Sandra AUBE (Mapping by Emmanuel GIRAUDET)

Iranian monuments from Qarâ Qoyunlu (782-873/1380-1468) and Âq Qoyunlu (780-914/1378-1508) dynasties are still covered with fine and intricate ceramic tile panels (Aube 2016 [A]). Architectural drawings were used to determine a compositional pattern. Such Continue reading Transmission of Architectural Models in Iran

Building a Family Shrine in Ottoman Cairo

Five Waqf Endowments by Fāḍila daughter of Shaykh Muḥammad al-Bakrī, 1619-1629 [DYNTRAN WORKING PAPER 11, April 2016]

by Adam SABRA

The construction of a family tomb that may also function as a shrine is critical moment in the construction of a dynasty. Although this phenomenon is most closely associated with Sufism, ruling families also built family tombs, usually as part of larger waqf complexes. Continue reading Building a Family Shrine in Ottoman Cairo