Omar Khayyam, 1868 (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) Persian

book binding: Omar Khayyam, 1868 (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

The Conference of the Birds: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din Attar [Iran (Isfahan)]

Mantıku’t-Tayr “Kuşların Diliyle” ressam Habib Allah. "The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) Habiballah of Sava (active ca. Poet: Farid al-Din `Attar (ca.

18th century Persian Miniature

Persian miniature - face of Mohamed blank out of respect

Makhzan al-Asrār by Niẓāmīمخزن الاسرار Folio 3v: The Prophet on Burāq guided by Jibrā'īl and escorted by angels ascending the heavens. The constellations, signs of the Zodiac and the seven heavens are all depicted.

Makhzan al-Asrār by Niẓāmīمخزن الاسرار Folio The Prophet ﷺ on Burāq guided by Jibrā'īl and escorted by angels ascending the heavens. The constellations, signs of the Zodiac and the seven heavens are all depicted.

Bird Perching on a Blossoming Branch - Animal Painting, Miniatures, Gouache - Iran, Second half of the 17th century

Bird Perching on a Blossoming Branch -

Bird Perching on a Blossoming Branch - Animal Painting, Miniatures, Gouache - Iran, Second half of the century

Farrukh Beg, Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II riding his prized elephant, Atash Khan; Bijapur, Deccan, ca. 1600; opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Via Studio and Garden    iheartloons:

Farrukh Beg, Sultan Ibrahim Adil Shah II riding his prized elephant, Atash Khan. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper Bijapur, Deccan, ca.

Noblewoman holding a Calf in a Cypress Garden. ca. 1700-50. Bidar, India Deccan

Noblewoman holding a Calf in a Cypress Garden. Gouache on paper, India, Deccan, Bidar, ca.

SANDAKAN MAGIC: Islamic Depictions of Mohammed with Face Hidden

The Archangel Gabriel giving the Annunciation to Mohammed, from the 1595 illustrated edition of the Siyer-i Nebi.

Job the prophet

after many years of suffering, God ordered Job to "Strike with thy At once, Job struck the ground with his foot and God caused a cool spring of water to gush forth from the Earth, from which Job could replenish himself.

buraq

Buraq--Prophet Muhammad's magical horse who carried him in his ascension to heaven. Islamic tradition calls it Muhammad's Night Journey (from Mecca to Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock up to heaven and back home to Mecca all in one night).

Sea serpent swallows the royal fleet Bijapur, Deccan, India 39 x 23.5 cm 1670 Opaque watercolour, paper

Sea serpent swallows the royal fleet Folio From The Khawass Al-Ashjar (de Materia Medica): Rasiyun Plant Geography Iran Period century CE Materials and technique Ink and opaque watercolour on paper Dimensions 24 x cm

The Book of Wonders of the Age Facebook. The island of Cyprus

magictransistor: “The Book of Wonders of the Age (St Andrews), or century, Persian manuscript, Iran.

the Sun and the MoonMuḥammad ibn Maḥmūd Ṭūsī, ʿAjāyib al-makhlūqāt va-gharāyib al-mawjūdāt, Turkey 16th century. Baltimore, Walters, Ms. W.593, fol. 34b

the Sun and the Moon Muḥammad ibn Maḥmūd Ṭūsī, ʿAjāyib al-makhlūqāt va-gharāyib al-mawjūdāt, Turkey century.

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