The contributions to arts and culture by early Islamic empires is considerable. This book explores their great works of literature, as well as such artistic works as Arabesque art, calligraphy, mosques and tombs, palaces, weaving, textiles, metalware, pottery, carvings and molded plaster, and glassware.
Part of the Life in the Early Islamic World series
Top 10 Arts Books for Youth
Ann Kelley, Booklist, November 1, 2012
Top 10 Religion and Spirituality Books for Youth
Ilene Cooper, Booklist, November 15, 2012
This series… does provide a rounded picture of society as it developed in North Africa and the Middle East. All the titles will be welcome additions to a library collection. They can be used in teaching units or serve as good reading for young history buffs. Highly Recommended.
Canadian Materials, Volume XIX Number 27, March 15, 2013, Harriet Zaidman