Khamseh Nizami-Shiraz سبک شیراز

This illuminated and illustrated copy of the Khamsah (quintet) of Niẓāmī Ganjavī (d. 605 AH / 1209 CE) was executed in Safavid Iran and dates to the middle of the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE. The text is written in black nastaʿlīq script with section headings in blue. Twenty paintings attributable to the Shiraz school illustrate the text. Walters 610
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This is the right side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece with the beginning of the text of the first poem of the Khamsah: Makhzan al-asrār. The inscription above the text in light pink (on both sides) reads: Kitāb-i Khamsah-i Shaykh-i Niẓāmī.

This is the right side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece with the beginning of the text of the first poem of the Khamsah: Makhzan al-asrār. The inscription above the text in light pink (on both sides) reads: Kitāb-i Khamsah-i Shaykh-i Niẓāmī.

This is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece with the beginning of the text of the first poem of the Khamsah: Makhzan al-asrār. The inscription above the text in light pink (on both sides) reads: Kitāb-i Khamsah-i Shaykh-i Niẓāmī.

This is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece with the beginning of the text of the first poem of the Khamsah: Makhzan al-asrār. The inscription above the text in light pink (on both sides) reads: Kitāb-i Khamsah-i Shaykh-i Niẓāmī.

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the second poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Khusraw va Shīrīn.

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the second poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Khusraw va Shīrīn.

Laylá and Majnūn faint at the sight of each other - Laylá va Majnūn

Laylá and Majnūn faint at the sight of each other - Laylá va Majnūn

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the fourth poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Haft paykar.

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the fourth poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Haft paykar.

Bahrām Gūr in the red pavilion - Haft paykar

Bahrām Gūr in the red pavilion - Haft paykar

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the third poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Laylá va Majnūn.

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the third poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Laylá va Majnūn.

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the first part of the fifth poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Sharafnāmah-i Iskandarī - Iskandarnāmah

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the first part of the fifth poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Sharafnāmah-i Iskandarī - Iskandarnāmah

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the second part of the fifth poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Iqbālnāmah-i Iskandarī - Iskandarnāmah

This incipit page has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the second part of the fifth poem of the Khamsah: Kitāb-i Iqbālnāmah-i Iskandarī - Iskandarnāmah

The hanging of Bahrām Gūr’s unjust vizier - Haft paykar

The hanging of Bahrām Gūr’s unjust vizier - Haft paykar

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