Arts of the Muslim Knight by Bashir Mohamed
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Arts of the Muslim Knight
By Bashir Mohamed

The Arts of the Muslim Knight

The Furusiyya Art Foundation Collection

By (author) See other recent books by Bashir Mohamed
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $112.19
Your Price: $100.97 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $11.22! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.05 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 10-12 days

Arts of the Muslim Knight by Bashir Mohamed

Book Description

This work offers a detailed and spectacular overview of the arms and armours of the Collection of the Furusiyya Art Foundation. It is an invaluable contribution to the historical study of Islamic arms and material culture. The furusiyya is a whole of practical and theoretical knowledge related to the horse: horsemanship, hippology, veterinary medicine and art of warfa. It includes/understands also the disciplines of the fauconnery, the archery, the handling of the weapons, the fight, swimming and the set of failures, all considered as art of warfares. The Furusiyya Art Foundation's project of collecting artefacts and arms and armours relating to the arts of the Muslim fata or chevalier, commenced a little over a quarter of a century ago. Starting with a modest collection of white arms, the collection of the arts of the Muslim chevalier now numbers slightly over a thousand pieces spanning the 8th to the 18th centuries, with an accent on the early periods.

Buy Arts of the Muslim Knight book by Bashir Mohamed from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9788876248771
ISBN-10: 8876248773
Format: Hardback
(300mm x 249mm x 38mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Skira
Publisher: Skira
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Italy


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Arts of the Muslim Knight book by Bashir Mohamed and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Bashir Mohamed close
» close