Translated Synopsis (original in Russian)

This book analyses the monuments of medieval Islamic architecture described in the Safarnama (Travelogue) of Nasir Khusraw, a Persian-Tajik poet, philosopher, traveller and preacher of the 11th century. Drawing on the Safarnama and other medieval written sources, as well as on modern research, Mamadnazarov introduces the reader to the architectural milieu of the cities visited by Nasir Khusraw.