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Esra Akin: Mustafa Ali’s Epic Deeds of Artists

Esra Akin: Mustafa Ali’s Epic Deeds of Artists

Our very own Professor Esra Akin’s new book, entitled “Mustafa Ali’s Epic Deeds of Artists“, provides a critical translation and commentary of the earliest known Ottoman literary source about the lives and works of calligraphers, painters, limners, and book-binders of the Ottoman and Persianate worlds. Mustafa ʿÂli’s (1541-1600) Epic Deeds of Artists (1587) was considered to be primarily a biographic dictionary.

Read more and order a copy at the publisher’s website.

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