Dr Bernard O’Kane has generously gifted the library of the Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah at the Yarmouk Cultural Centre his three most recent books, published by the University of Edinburgh in 2021:
“Studies in Arab Architecture”
This book includes 18 articles in 552 pages, with illustrations of Arab architecture from Morocco to India.
“Studies in Islamic Painting, Epigraphy, and Decorative Arts”
The book covers Islamic figurative art and Islamic patterns. It includes 19 articles in 490 pages, with illustrations that present aspects of Islamic art and manuscripts.
“Studies in Persian Architecture”
Lastly, this book has 25 articles discussing the development of the domes of mosques and the ancient monuments created by Persian dynasties during the Middle Ages. It also features illustrations of iconic Persian architecture.