Volume 9, Issue 17 (9-2019)                   mth 2019, 9(17): 43-58 | Back to browse issues page

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1- M.A, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahrekord University, Iran.
2- Assistant Professor, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahrekord University, Iran. , Shateri.mitra@lit.sku.ac.ir
3- Assistant Professor, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahrekord University, Iran.
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Timurid period is one of the brightest periods of Iran regarding various arts such as architecture and painting, and Baysonqorid Shahnameh as the masterpiece of Herat painting school that made in royal library of Timurid prince, Baysonqor Mirza in 833 AH, is one of the most magnificent remain opuses of this painting style. In 6 images of 22 images of this manuscript, royal buildings are painted which used as castle and palace that in the first view, the azure tile decorations bring the facade of Timurid buildings to the viewers mind. Drawing plant, geometric and inscription motifs of these buildings were done carefully. 5-images buildings have Kufic and Suls inscriptions. This research tries to answer this question that what are the features of building inscriptions of  Baysonqorid Shahnameh images? The main aims of this research are comparing building inscriptions of Baysonqorid Shahnameh Images and buildings of eastern territory of Timurids, since the beginning of formation of this dynasty in 771 AH till the year of constructing this manuscript in terms of type script, colour, decorations and location, and also examining the importance of these images in architectural studies of Timurid based on their inscriptions. The reserch informations collected by library method and presented with descriptive_comparative and analytic method. The research results show that most of the features of Baysonqorid Shahnameh inscriptions are consistent with inscriptions of buildings of Timurid eastern territory. Based on the text of Suls inscriptions of the images of Zal and Rudabeh and Golnar and Ardeshir visit, the depicted monuments in the paintings are inspired by the buildings of Baisanqar Mirza. Since many buildings of Prince Baysonqor or other Timurid rulers in Central Asia have been destroyed over time, these images can be considered as a reliable source in the reconstruction of their architectural and decorative features.
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