Aqa Mirak. Iskandar réconfortant Dârâ pendant que ses deux meurtriers sont pendus (détail), 1550-1560.

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Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, EA1978.2573. ‘The angel Ruh holding the celestial spheres’. A single page from a manuscript of Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini ‘s The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence (Arabic: ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat). Western Iran, second half of the 16th century.

‘The angel Ruh holding the celestial spheres’, a page from a manuscript of Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini's The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence (Arabic: ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat) - Iran

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

Women playing instruments, Ottoman miniature painting from the Surname-i Vehbi by Abdulcelil Levni, 1720

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

Women playing instruments, Ottoman miniature painting from the Surname-i Vehbi by Abdulcelil Levni, 1720

Kanuni, Şehzade Bayezid ve Cihangir'in sünnet düğününde. Arifî, Süleymannâme, 1558. TSMK H 1517, y. 412a. Has-bağçede Ayş u Tarab, Halil İnalcık, YKY, Sayfa 194.

Sultan Suleiman I receives his Grand Admiral,Hayreddin Barbarossa.Ottoman miniature painting from the Süleymanname.

Piri Reis was a 16th century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation). Map of the Fortress of Alanya

Piri Reis Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the fortress of Alanya (ʿAlāʾiye, Alaiye) (Turkey) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum

İp cambazı, minyatür. by Nakkaş Osman, Surname-i Humayun (ramfight, tightrope walker)

Miniature by Nakkaş Osman, Surname-i Humayun (ramfight, tightrope walker)

A scan from an 18th century Ottoman Turkish dental book

Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in Tooth worms?

Dâbbetü’l-Arz. Falnâme Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, H. 1702, vr. 47b

Dâbbetü’l-Arz. Falnâme Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, H. 1702, vr. 47b

Zadegan Iftarı. Ramadan in Ottoman Palace Cuisine, Asitane Restaurant Istanbul

Ramadan in Ottoman Palace Cuisine, Asitane Restaurant Istanbul

Elephants depicts the attack on Mecca by Abraha Ebrehe, king of Yemen, around 570, who brought his war elephants intending to destroy the Kaaba.

View of Islamic Art Rustam Killing The White Elephant Illustration From The Shahnama Persian Miniature Biblioteca Nazionale Naples Italy.

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