Siena on the Silk Roads: Ambrogio Lorenzetti and the Mongol Global Century, 1250–1350

@article{Prazniak2010SienaOT,
  title={Siena on the Silk Roads: Ambrogio Lorenzetti and the Mongol Global Century, 1250–1350},
  author={Roxann Prazniak},
  journal={Journal of World History},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={177 - 217}
}
  • Roxann Prazniak
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Journal of World History
  • The Mongol Empire opened intellectual exchange across the Eurasian expanse, generating a century of translocal creativity and cultural innovation. Major artistic centers under the Mongol Ilkhanate, including the workshops of Tabriz, evolved eclectic styles fusing elements from Iranian, Chinese, and Tibetan traditions among others. Sienese merchants and artists developed reciprocal contact with these centers and a growing awareness of Mongol cultural politics. Viewed in their Eurasian context… CONTINUE READING
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