The Timurid Court 1370-1507

Even by the standards of the time, Timur’s wars of conquest were particularly murderous but he and his successors promoted the arts and sciences and embellished their cities, especially Samarkand and Herat, with beautiful examples of Islamic architecture and splendid gardens. The miniature paintings in the exhibition offers a glimpse into the sumptuous life in the Timurid Court.
The 41 miniatures on display in this exhibition 18 different museums and libraries.

Autres expositions de SilkRoadVirtualMuseum

SilkRoadVirtualMuseum

Chess along the Silk Road 600-1500CE

SilkRoadVirtualMuseum

Rediscovering Trowulan (Java)

SilkRoadVirtualMuseum

Silk Road Traders: Sogdians (Central Asia)

SilkRoadVirtualMuseum

Mamluk Glass 1250-1400CE (Egypt)

SilkRoadVirtualMuseum

SILK ROAD MAP ROOM (700-1500CE)