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UNSEEN MASTERPIECES OF ISLAMIC ART REVEALED - 2007-07-07

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the inauguration of the Spirit & Life Exhibition, 12 July 2007. AKDN/Zahir Daya
Date: 
Saturday, 2007, July 7
Location: 

2007, July 7: Spirit & Life, an exhibition of rare Islamic art and manuscripts never before displayed in the UK, will run this summer at The Ismaili Centre, South Kensington, London. Highlights will include miniatures from one of the finest illustrated manuscripts ever produced, the Persian epic Shahnama (The Book of Kings) and an extremely rare copy of the Canon of Medicine of Ibn Sina, used in Europe and the Middle East as the standard medical textbook for over 500 years. [Art Daily]

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Ismaili Center in London


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