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Time: November 30, 2012 at 10am to April 28, 2013 at 5pm
Location: Bodleian Library, Oxford, UK
Street: Old Schools Quad, Catte Street,
City/Town: Oxford OX1 3BG
Website or Map: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/…
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Bodleian Library
Latest Activity: Feb 7
Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond
29 Nov 2012 - 28 April 2013
Presented by the Bodleian Library and the State Library of Victoria
Celebrate the beauty of Persian manuscripts, and the stories of human and divine love they tell, in this captivating exhibition featuring more than sixty visually stunning Persian manuscript from the library’s collection. They will include rare examples of 13th- to 18th-century Persian, Mughal Indian and Ottoman Turkish illustrated manuscripts. These magnificently illustrated works come from one of the richest periods in the history of the book and give a fascinating insight into the great artistic and literary culture of Persia and its timeless stories.
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