Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

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.

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.

Suleyman hunting with hawks, 16th century miniature from ms H.1524 p 248A, Book of Accomplishments, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Suleyman hunting with hawks, 16th century miniature from ms H.1524 p 248A, Book of Accomplishments, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

AN OTTOMAN ARCHER Bir Osmanlı Okçusu

AN OTTOMAN ARCHER Bir Osmanlı Okçusu

The first court of Topkapi Seraglio The "Bab-ı Humayun" resulted in the first courtyard of the palace. On the left court side were the powder magazine, a well and the Treasury, in the background the "Bab-ı Salam" or "Orta Kapı" the second court, in front of gatekeepers. Ottoman miniature painting from the "Hünername", 1584th Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, Istanbul (Inventory 1523/15b) © Sarayı Muzesi Topkapi, Istanbul

The first court of Topkapi Seraglio The "Bab-ı Humayun" resulted in the first courtyard of the palace. On the left court side were the powder magazine, a well and the Treasury, in the background the "Bab-ı Salam" or "Orta Kapı" the second court, in front of gatekeepers. Ottoman miniature painting from the "Hünername", 1584th Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, Istanbul (Inventory 1523/15b) © Sarayı Muzesi Topkapi, Istanbul

16th century Ottoman miniature of the battle of Mohacs, fought between the Ottomans and Hungarians in 1526, most of the Ottoman army does not have visable armor.

16th century Ottoman miniature of the battle of Mohacs, fought between the Ottomans and Hungarians in 1526, most of the Ottoman army does not have visable armor.

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

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

Night banquet. 16th century Ottoman.

Night banquet. 16th century Ottoman.

Map of Soltaniyeh (16th Century)

Map of Soltaniyeh (16th Century)

An old map of Tabriz. According to The Cambridge History of Iran, Tabriz was founded in early Sassanids times in 3rd or 4th century A.D. or more probably in 7th century.

An old map of Tabriz. According to The Cambridge History of Iran, Tabriz was founded in early Sassanids times in 3rd or 4th century A.D. or more probably in 7th century.

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