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For more than three thousand years, the Persian garden has been a focus of Iran's national imagination, influencing its art, literature, and even religion. The Persian garden's inspirational role has, however, extended far beyond the land of its origin; its precepts have exerted a profound influence on garden design around the world. The Persian Garden: Echoes of Paradise chronicles the history of the Persian garden, from the magnificent sanctuaries and hunting parks of fifth-century b.c. Persepolis to the magical nightingale gardens of nineteenth-century Tehran. All were seen as a kind of earthly paradise (the English word paradise has its roots in the old Persian word pairi-daeza meaning a "walled space"). To an astonishing extent, that vision seems justified. This book was meticulously researched and created over a period of six years in, Paris, Tehran and Washington by photographer, Mehdi Khansari and architect Minouch Yavari, together with the renowned Persian architect and arch

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ISBN:
9780934211758
Author:
Khansari, Mehdi
Publisher:
Mage Publishers
Author:
Moghtader, M. R.
Author:
Yavari, M.
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
International Architecture - Middle Eastern
Subject:
Architecture-Africa and Middle East
Subject:
Art - General
Publication Date:
20041231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
172
Dimensions:
9.48x11.96x.52 in. 2.05 lbs.

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