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ID: 500116613
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500116613

 
Record Type: Person
'Alishir Nava'i (Persian patron and poet, 1441-1501)

Note: 'Alishir Nava'i was an active member in the court of Husayn Bayqara (reigned 1470-1506) as well as a wealthy member of the Uyghur chancellery scribes. As a former governor he was able to establish a strong relationship with the king and became a major patron of the arts. As a patron of books and architecture he raised support for the production of elaborate manuscripts and took on more than 370 projects that restored monumental structures such as the Ikhlasiyya complex (1476-7), the iwan of the congregational mosque (1498-1500), the shrine of 'Abdallah Ansari at Gazur Gah, and the shrine of the imam 'Ali Riza at Mashhad (1467).

Names:
'Alishir Nava'i (preferred,V,display,Persian-Farsi (transliterated),NA,U)
'Alīshīr Navā'ī (V,Persian-Farsi (transliterated),NA,U)
Mīr 'Alī Shīr (V,Persian-Farsi (transliterated),NA,U)
Alisher Navoi (V,Persian-Farsi (transliterated),NA,U)
`Alishir Nava'i (U)
`Alīshīr Navā'ī (U)
Mīr `Alī Shīr (U)

Nationalities:
Persian (preferred)
Iranian

Roles:
patron (preferred)
poet
courtier
composer (music)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Herāt (Afghanistan) (province)
Died:  Herāt (Afghanistan) (province)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
patron of ....  Sultan Muhammad Nur  
................  (Persian calligrapher, active early 16th century) [500116612]
sibling of ....  Ḥusayn Bāyqarā, Sultan of Khorasan  'Alishir Nava'i is the foster brother of Bayqara
..................  (Persian sultan, 1438-1506 ) [500116614]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  'Alishir Nava'i (I)

Biographies:
(Persian patron and poet, 1441-1501) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Alisher Navoi ........ [Grove Art, VP]
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
'Alishir Nava'i ........ [VP Preferred]
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 Aug 2003
'Alīshīr Navā'ī ........ [VP]
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 Aug 2003
`Alishir Nava'i ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
`Alīshīr Navā'ī ........ [Grove Art]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
Mīr 'Alī Shīr ........ [VP]
...........................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 Aug 2003
Mīr `Alī Shīr ........ [Grove Art]
...........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n85019117
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 Aug 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n85019117
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 5 Aug 2003
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