Islamic Art in Oman
As seafarers the Omanis were involved in a lively exchange with other cultures forthousands of years. Here they developed the ability to integrate elements of other cultures into their own, without losing their own identity. Drawing on this experience, the Omanis are developing modern art in their own way and in accordance with Islam.
-> Literature: "Islamic Art in Oman" - A scientific survey of nearly all the topics of Islamic art in Oman.
Georg Popp and Juma al-Maskari
What makes this travel guide so special? This book is a product of the long-term personal friendship between the authors, Mr Georg Popp and Mr Juma Al-Maskari and their continuing fascination with the Sultanate of Oman. Combining their insights from European and Omani perspectives, they have produced a guide which is as much about culture and history as it is a practical guide for planning your itinerary.