Translated Synopsis (original in Russian)

This book analyses the monuments of medieval Islamic architecture described in the Safar-name (Travelogue) of Nasir Khusraw, a Persian-Tajik poet, philosopher, traveller and preacher of the 11th century. Drawing on the Safar-nameh 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.