Alexander the Great

Textual traditions:

Stock, Markus, ed. Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages: Transcultural Perspectives. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. 

Zuwiyya, David. A Companion to Alexander Literature in the Middle Ages. Leiden: Brill, 2011.  

Art historical traditions:

Milstein, Rachel. “Picturing the Archetypal King: Iskandar in Islamic Painting.” In Romance and Reason, Islamic Transformations of the Classical Past, eds. Roberta Casagrande-Kim, Samuel Thrope, and Raquel Ukeles, 48–63. New York: New York University, 2018.

Online resources:

Yoltar-Yıldırım, Ayşin. “The Birth Scene of Iskandar (Alexander the Great).” Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online. February 2021.

“Shahnama: 1000 Years of the Persian Book of Kings.” National Museum of Asian Art.

“Iskandar.” Shahnama: 1000 Years of the Persian Book of Kings. National Museum of Asian Art.