Visualizing belief and piety in Iranian Shiism
Ingvild Flaskerud

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Visualizing belief and piety in Iranian Shiism

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This edition published in by Continuum in London, . New York.

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Note on transliteration
Preface and acknowledgements
Part I. The portrait of Imam Ali: 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 at Karbala: 4. The battle at Karbala in Shia memory and piety
5. Visual Karbala narratives in Shia piety
6. The parcham wall-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


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BP190.5.A7 F63 2010

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