Islamic Spain, North Africa & Sicily

ISLAMIC SPAIN (AL-ANDALUS)

The Legacy of Muslim Spain. Ed. Salma Khadra Jayyusi. Leiden, 1992. (FA 739.201.40)

Best one-volume reference on the history, literature, art and architecture of Islamic Spain.

Torres-Balbás, L. "Andalusian Art," in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, new ed., s.v. "al-Andalus" (RFA 50.23.50); also available online

Montêquin, F.-A. de. Muslim Architecture of the Iberian Peninsula: Eastern and Western Sources for Hispano-Islamic Building Arts. West Cornwall, Ct., 1987. (RFA 270.56.1)

Classified bibliography on the architecture of Islamic Spain.

Hoag, John D. Western Islamic Architecture. New York, 1963. (FA1716.13)

An illustrated survey of the Islamic architecture of North Africa and Islamic Spain.

al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain. Ed. Jerrilynn Dodds. New York, 1992. (FA739.201.34)

Grabar, Oleg. The Alhambra. Cambridge, 1978. (FA2285.535.17.2)

Classic study of the iconography and organization of the Nasrid palace in Granada.

Barrucand, Marianne, and A. Bednorz. Moorish Architecture in Andalusia. Cologne, 1992. (FA2285.243.8)

El esplendor de los Omeyas cordobeses: la civilización musulmana de Europa Occidental. Ed. María Jesús Viguera Molins and Concepción Castillo. Granada, 2001. (FA 739.201.60)

Salcedo Hierro, Miguel. La Mezquita-Catedral de Córdoba. Córdoba, 2000. (FA 2285.399.2.29)

Ruggles, D. Fairchild. Gardens, Landscape, and Vision in the Palaces of Islamic Spain. University Park, Pa., 2006. (FAL-LC SB457.8 .R845 2006)

Revisiting al-Andalus: Perspectives on the Material Culture of Islamic Iberia and beyond. Ed. by Glaire Anderson and Mariam Rosser-Owen. Leiden, 2007. (FAL-LC DP302.A467 R48 2007)

Rosser-Owen, Mariam. Islamic Arts from Spain. London, 2010. (FAL-LC N6270 .R67 2010)

Martínez Caviro, Balbina. Cerámica hispanomusulmana, andalusí y mudéjar. Madrid, 1991. (FA 7732.440.1)

Gallego García, Raquel. La eboraria nazarí: sus raíces en el arte Almohade y sus conexiones con los marfiles sicilianos y el arte mameluco. Granada, 2010. (FAL-LC NK5962.A3 A63 2010)

NORTH AFRICA (THE MAGHREB)

Maghreb mediéval. L'apogée de la civilisation islamique dans l'Occident arabe. F. Gabrieli [et al.] Aix-en-Provence, 1991. (FA 550.440.1)

Le Maroc médiéval: un empire de l'Afrique à l'Espagne. Paris, 2014. (FAL-LC N7390 .M37 2014)

Catalog of a major exhibition held at the Louvre, profusely illustrated; good historical maps.

Sijelmassi, Mohamed. Enluminures des manuscrits royaux au Maroc: Bibliothèque al-Hassania. Courbevoie, 1987. (FA 3602.440.1)

Barrucand, M. Urbanisme princier en Islam: Meknès et les villes royales islamiques post-médiévales. Paris, 1985. (FA 2002.670.1)

Parker, Richard B. A Practical Guide to Islamic Monuments in Morocco. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. (FA 2002.440.2)

Bernasek, Lisa. Artistry of the Everyday: Beauty and Craftsmanship in Berber Art. Cambridge, 2008. (FAL-LC DT193.5.B45 B47 2008)

Paccard, André. Traditional Islamic Craft in Moroccan Architecture. 2 vols. Saint-Jorioz, 1980. (FA2002.802)

Golvin, Lucien. Palais et demeures d'Alger à la période ottomane. Aix-en-Provence, 1988. (FA 2004.509.6)

Chergui, Samia. Les mosquées d'Alger: construire, gérer et conserver: XVIe-XIXe siècles. Paris, 2011. (FAL-LC NA6088.2.A43 C44 2011)

Ravéreau, André. La Casbah d'Alger: et le site créa la ville. Paris, 1989. (FA 2004.509.8)

Çelik, Zeynep. Empire, Architecture, and the City: French-Ottoman Encounters, 1830-1914. Seattle, 2008. (FAL-LC NA9053.S6 C45 2008)

Ammar, Leïla. Histoire de l'architecture en Tunisie, de l'antiquité à nos jours. Tunis, 2005. (FAL-LC NA1591.A46 2005)

Ifriqiya: Thirteen Centuries of Art and Architecture in Tunisia. Milan, 2002. (FAL-LC N7391.I35 2002)

Hadda, Lamia. Nella Tunisia medievale: architettura e decorazione islamica (IX-XVI secolo). Naples, 2008. (FAL-LC NA1588.T8 H33 ; ebook )

Revault, Jacques. Palais et demeures de Tunis (XVIIIe et XIXe siècles). Paris, 1971. (FA2006.460.1)

Sebag, Paul. The Great Mosque of Kairouan. London, 1965. (FA 2006.650.1.4)

‘Uthmān, Najwá. Masājid al-Qayrawān = Mosquées de Kairouan. Aleppo, 2000. (FA 2006.650.1.12)

ISLAMIC ART IN SICILY & MAINLAND ITALY

Metcalfe, Alex. The Muslims of Medieval Italy. Edinburgh, 2009. (WID-LC DG457.M87 M48 2009x)

Gabrieli, Francesco; Scerrato, Umberto.Gli Arabi in Italia: cultura, contatti e tradizioni. Milan, 1985. (FA 376.15)   

Siculo-Norman Art: Islamic Culture in Medieval Sicily. Islamic Art in the Mediterranean. Vienna, 2004. (FAL-LC N1119.S5 S53 2004)

Siculo-Arabic Ivories and Islamic painting 1100-1300. Ed. David Knipp. Munich, 2011. (FAL-LC NK5952.A3 S53 7 2011)

Bellafiore, Giuseppe. Architettura in Sicilia nelle età islamica e normanna (827-1194). Palermo, 1990. (FA 2208.460.52)

Krönig, Wolfgang. Il Castello di Caronia in Sicilia: un complesso normanno del XII secolo. Rome, 1977. (FA 2192.160)

Caronia, Giuseppe & Vittorio Noto. La Cuba di Palermo: Arabi e Normanni nel XII secolo. Palermo, 1988. (FA 2205.2.42)

Caronia, Giuseppe. La Zisa di Palermo: storia e restauro. 2nd ed. Rome, 1987. (FA 2205.2.28.2)

Grube, Ernst, & Jeremy Johns. The Painted Ceilings of the Cappella Palatina. Genoa, 2005. (FAL-LC ND2757.P27 G7 2005x)

La Cappella Palatina a Palermo = The Cappella Palatina in Palermo. Ed. Beat Brenk. Modena, 2010. 4 vols. (FAL-LC XCAGE NA5621.P3 C37 2010)

Arabs and Normans in Sicily and the South of Italy. Adele Cilento & Alessandro Vanoli. New York, 2007. (FAL-LC DG865.6 .A69713 2008)

Arte islamica: Presenze di cultura islamica nella Toscana costiera. Pisa, 1995. (FAL-LC N6263.I8 P57 1995)

Islam and the Italian Renaissance. Ed. by Charles Burnett & Anna Contadini. London, 1999. (WID-LC DG533 .I75 1999)

Venice and the Islamic World, 828-1797. Ed. by Stefano Carboni. New York, 2007. (FAL-LC NK961.V5 V4613 2007)

Subject specialist

Andras Riedlmayer's picture
Andras Riedlmayer
Contact:
Aga Khan Program
Fine Arts Library
Harvard University
1805 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138 USA
617-495-3372
Website