Qisas al-anbiya (Stories of the prophets)

Qisas al-anbiya (Stories of the prophets) by the 12th-century Persian writer IshaqIbn-Ibrahim al-Nishapuri contains the history of the prophets up to Muhammad,recounted on the basis of the Qur’anic narration. It includes stories drawn from the biblical traditions of the Old Testament as well as material on the pre-Islamic prophets of the Arabian Peninsula. This splendid and richly illuminated manuscript containing 22 miniatures was copied in Shiraz Iran 1577 - Berlin State Library
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Adam and Eve Leaving Paradise - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Adam and Eve Leaving Paradise - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Ark of Nuh (Noah) landed on a mountain when God ordered earth and sky to stop water and rain - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Ark of Prophet Nuh (Noah) landed on a mountain when God ordered earth and sky to stop water and rain - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Ibrahim (Abrahim) sacrifices Ismā'īl - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Prophet Ibrahim (Abrahim) preparing to sacrifices Ismā'īl - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Rescue of Yūsuf (Joseph) from the fountain (Water Well) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Rescue of Prophet Yūsuf (Joseph) from the fountain (Water Well) - Qisas al-anbiya…

Rescue of Ibrahim (Abraham) against the flames - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Rescue of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) against the flames - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Reunion between Yūsuf (Joseph) and Ya'qūb (Jacob) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Reunion between Prophet Yūsuf (Joseph) and his father Prophet Ya'qūb (Jacob) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Illuminated Page (Right Side) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Illuminated Page (Right Side) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

The prophet Mohammed and his companions. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and his companions. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Hūd and the infidel 'Ad - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Hūd and the infidel 'Ad - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Sulaiman (Solomon) and his court - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Sulaiman (Solomon) and his court - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Illuminated Page (Left Side) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Illuminated Page (Left Side) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Transformation of the rod of Musa (Moses) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

Transformation of the rod of Prophet Musa (Moses) - Qisas al-anbiya. Digital Collections of the Berlin State Library

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