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Lecture | Masterclass

Epigraphy of Khorezm. Arab, Turkish and Persian texts

  • Bakhtiyar M. Babadjanov
Monday 28 November 2016
Johan Huizinga
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Conference room

The masterclass will look at the epigraphy in the historic region of Khorezm. Arab, Turkish and Persian texts will be discussed. Students will be guided through the process of epigraphic analysis by looking at architectural, historiographical and historical sources. Dr. Babadjanov is one of the editors of a major recent publication dealing in particular with the Architectural Epigraphy of Uzbekistan.

The masterclass is open to MA/MA research and PhD students. 

Sheila S. Blair. 1998. Islamic Inscriptions, chapter 6: Inscriptions on Various Building Types, pp. 68-75 and chapter 7: Stylistic Development, pp. 76-93.

Sheila S. Blair. 2008. Islamic Calligraphy, chapter 7: The Six Pens under the Timurids and Turkomans, pp. 261-270.

Sheila S. Blair. 2014. The Monumental Inscriptions from Early Islamic Iran and Transoxiana, 58, Ribat-i Malik, pp. 153-154.

If you would like to attend, please contact Elena Paskaleva at: e.g.paskaleva@hum.leidenuniv.nl before 25 November 2016. 

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