Muqarnas Covers

The Aga Khan Program at Harvard University publishes scholarly works on the history of Islamic art and architecture. Established in 1983, Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World, is a volume of essays on art and architectural history. Textual primary sources for visual culture are featured in Supplements to Muqarnas. Twelve of these volumes have now been published, the latest of which is Mirʾāt al-quds (Mirror of Holiness): A Life of Christ for Emperor Akbar. This work contains a commentary by Pedro Moura Carvalho on Father Jerome Xavier’s Life of Christ and the miniatures of Cleveland Museum of Art, Acc. No. 2005.145, as well as a transcription and translation of the text by Wheeler M. Thackston. Both Muqarnas andSupplements to Muqarnas may be purchased through Brill.

For further information about each publication, visit the Muqarnas and the Supplements to Muqarnas sections of our website.

For submission guidelines to Muqarnas, click here. 

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Email: Maria Metzler


Muqarnas 33 is now available for purchase from Brill.

Muqarnas 33

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