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This Ottoman devotional manual, the Hizb al-Nawawi, is a later copy of a book of prayers written by the esteemed Mamluk scholar Muhiyi al-Din Abi Zakariya Yahya b. Sharaf b. Muri al-Nawawi (d. 1277). This particular copy was signed by the Ottoman court calligrapher Muhammad Amir on the fifteenth of Sha'ban, 1152 (November 17, 1739)

Hizb (Litany) of An-Nawawi Author: An-Nawawi Calligrapher: Muhammad al-Amin Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript Date: dated A. 1739 Geography: Turkey, Istanbul Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

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Some amazing illumination work by a talented young Turkish artist, Dilara Yarci. Dilara has been studying illumination since 2005 in a Fine Arts University in Istanbul. ‘I am from Izmir but live in Istanbul. Istanbul is the centre of Art in Turkey,.