Sinan's Autobiographies: Five Sixteenth-Century Texts

Series: Muqarnas, Supplements (11)
Paperback
The present volume contains critical editions of all five autobiographical accounts of the The sixteenth-century Ottoman architect Sinan, along with transcriptions, annotated translations, and facsimiles of the most important variant versions; an introductory essay that analyzes the various surviving manuscripts, reconstructs their histories, and establishes the relationships between them; and a preface that considers the sources, themes, and broader implications of the five autobiographies.