Persian Garden : Echoes Of Paradise. (Paperback)

Author: Khansari, Mehdi

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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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Publisher Mage Pub
Mfg Part# 9780934211758
SKU 39865658
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0934211752
Release Date 1/5/2012
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0172
Publisher Mage Publishers
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