THE ROAD TO OXIANA PROJECT

“what Ulysses is to the novel between the wars, and what The Waste Land is to poetry,
The Road to Oxiana is to the travel book”
– INDEX –

Introduction – The Monuments on the Road to Oxiana
Monument 1 – The Gunbad-i ‘Alaviyyan 
Monument 2 – Tughril Tower
Monument 3 – Gunbad-i ‘Ala al-Din
Monument 4 – The Friday Mosque in Varamin
Monument 5 – The Tomb of Uljaytu (or the Dome of Sultaniyya)
Monument 6 – The Blue Mosque in Tabriz
Monument 7 – Arg-i Tabriz
Monument 8 – Gunbad-i Qabud
Monument 9 – Rasatkhana (the Observatory of Maragha)
Monument 10 – Gunbad-i Surkh
Monument 11 – The Minaret of Semnan
Monument 12 – Gunbad-i Chihil Dukhtaran
Monument 13 – Gunbad-i Pir-i ‘Alamdar
Monument 14 – Tarik Khana Mosque
Monument 15 – The Minaret of  Khusrawgird
Monument 16 – Qadamgah Shrine
Monument 17 – Imam Reza Shrine
Monument 18 – Gawhar Shad Mosque (Mashhad)
Monument 19 – Gunbad-i Haruniyya
Monument 20 – The Musalla Complex
Monument 21 – Mosque of Gawhar Shad (Herat)
Monument 22 – Gawhar Shad Mausoleum
Monument 23 – Gawhar Shad Madrasa
Monument 24 – The Madrasa of Baiqara and the Stone of the Seven Pens
Monument 25 – Qal’a Ikhtiyar al-Din
Monument 26 – Ziyarat-i ‘Abd Allah Ansari
Monument 27 – Friday Mosque of Herat

– EXTRAS –

MAP OF THE MONUMENTS (on Maphub)
1 – Robert Byron: a short life, a big personality
2 – The story of the book: The Road to Oxiana

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