Effects of Mystical Literature on Islamic Architecture of Iran in Ilkhanid and Timurid Era
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, April 2015, Pages: 107-111
Received: Oct. 12, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 14, 2015; Published: Nov. 30, 2015
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Hamed Zohrehvand, Department of Architecture, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
Manouchehr Foroutan, Department of Architecture, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
Mohammadmehdi Goodarzisoroush, Department of Architecture, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
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Abstract
Literature of every country includes a wide part of realities and social problems which are demonstrated in various forms. On one hand the correlation that exists between literature and the other hand arts led to influence of literature on other arts. Sufism can be regarded a valuable factor in Iranian society during Ilkhanid and Timurid which influenced on literature of that period and affected other arts such as architecture through various factors. Concepts, thoughts and influencing values should be identified and effectiveness should be reviewed in order to have a complete understanding of properties of Islamic architecture of Iran. The objective of this research is to review the effect of mythical literature as a factor for penetrating mystical values into architecture. In this research, at first properties of mystical literature were expressed by means of explanatory-historical method and by reviewing historical resources related to Mongolian era. Furthermore, effects of mystical literature in Islamic architecture of the era on approaches of training architects, architecture inscriptions and spread of fundamental concepts were demonstrated and discussed.
Keywords
Mystical Literature, Islamic Architecture, Iran, Ilkhanid and Timurid Era, Sufism
To cite this article
Hamed Zohrehvand, Manouchehr Foroutan, Mohammadmehdi Goodarzisoroush, Effects of Mystical Literature on Islamic Architecture of Iran in Ilkhanid and Timurid Era, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Special Issue: Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 107-111. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.s.2015030201.31
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