Miniature from volume 4 of a copy of Mustafa al-Darir’s Siyar-i-Nabi. “Ali Beheading Nadr ibn al-Harith in the Presence of the Prophet Muhammad” Turkey, Istanbul; c. 1594

Miniature from volume 4 of a copy of Mustafa al-Darir’s Siyar-i-Nabi (Life of the Prophet). “Ali Beheading Nadr ibn al-Harith in the Presence of the Prophet Muhammad” Turkey, Istanbul;

Mohammed enthroned in heaven, attended by angels. Likely Persian, but date and location unknown

Islamic Depictions of Mohammed with Face Hidden In order to sidestep the prohibition against actually depicting Mohammed, artists in Mu.

Muhammad in front of the Kaaba

Muhammad practicing non-violence while in sustained worship; members of his own community beat him while his loved ones watch

The Archangel Gabriel giving the Annunciation to Mohammed, from the 1595 illustrated edition of the Siyer-i Nebi. Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

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

Mohammed receiving a vision near Mecca, from the 1595 illustrated edition of the Siyer-i Nebi. Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey.

Islamic Depictions of Mohammed with Face Hidden In order to sidestep the prohibition against actually depicting Mohammed, artists in Mu.

Another image of Mohammed riding Buraq up to heaven. Provenance unknown; taken from the same site as above.

Islam purports that their prophet ascended to heavan on a mythical creature named Buraq [boo-rahk] which is a winged horse with the face of a woman and the tail of a peacock. sounds familiar doesn't it?

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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from The Siyar-I-Nabi of Mustafa Dharir: the aftermath of the Battle of Badr, copied by Mustafa Bin Vali, Turkey,

Muhammad sending waves of horsemen into combat at the Battle of Badr in an illustration from the Siyer-i Nebi (The Life of the Prophet), written around 1388. Source: The Quarterly Journal of Military History

Muhammad sending waves of horsemen into combat at the Battle of Badr in an illustration from the Siyer-i Nebi (The Life of the Prophet), written around Source: The Quarterly Journal of Military History

Siyar al-nabi, Muhammad receives a revelation from Jibril during the battle of Badr

Siyar al-nabi, Muhammad ﷺ receives a revelation from Jibril (AS) during the battle of Badr

Muhammad, shown with a veiled face and halo, at Mount Hira (16th century Ottoman illustration of the Siyer-i Nebi)

Muhammad, shown with a veiled face and halo, at Mount Hira century Ottoman illustration of the Siyer-i Nebi)

Muhammad riding with two companions

Muhammad riding with two companions

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Prophet Muhammad (s.

Siyar al-nabi, Muhammad gives his daughter Fatima's hand in marriage to Ali

Prophet Muhammad ﷺ giving his daughter Fatima in marriage to Imam Ali. From the Siyer-i Nebi. In the Topkapi Palace Library, Istanbul.

Siyar al-Nabi, The wounded Prophet surrounded by his companions after the battle of Uhud

Siyar al-Nabi, The wounded Prophet ﷺ surrounded by his companions after the battle of Uhud

The Prophet Muhammad and the Muslim Army at the Battle of Uhud from the Siyer-i Nebi 1595

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