National Library of France, Department of Manuscripts, Arabic 3929 46r

National Library of France, Department of Manuscripts, Arabic 3929 46r

Dormition of the Virgin c. 1420 Master of Murano Gradual (active c. 1420 – 1440) Venice, Italy Dormition of the Virgin, Italy, Venice, c.1420, Master of the Murano Gradual (active c.1420-1440)

Everything is illuminated: the wonder of medieval manuscripts – in pictures

Dormition of the Virgin c. 1420 Master of Murano Gradual (active c. 1420 – 1440) Venice, Italy Dormition of the Virgin, Italy, Venice, c.1420, Master of the Murano Gradual (active c.1420-1440)

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

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

Folio from Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini;    recto: Manuscript only; verso: Wild Ox (Bagar al-Wahsh)    early 15th century

Folio from Aja’ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) by al-Qazvini; recto: Manuscript only; verso: Wild Ox (Bagar al-Wahsh) early 15th century

Kitab al-Bulhan or Book of Wonders (late 14thC.)  The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, is an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14th century A.D. and probably bound together in Baghdad during the reign of Jalayirid Sultan Ahmad (1382-1410)

Kitab al-Bulhan or Book of Wonders (late 14thC.) The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, is an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14th century A.D. and probably bound together in Baghdad during the reign of Jalayirid Sultan Ahmad (1382-1410)

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Arabe 3929 85r

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Arabe 3929 85r

Credit: Wellcome Library, London  Mars, detail, four-armed and cross-legged sitting upon a ram (representing the sign of Aries), in his hands are held a two-bladed sword, a trident, a dagger and a mace, from Persian Manuscript 373  c. late 17th early 18th century  23 recto  top left Collection: Asian Collection    Mars, detail, four-armed and cross-legged sitting upon a ram (representing the sign of Aries), in his ha...

Credit: Wellcome Library, London Mars, detail, four-armed and cross-legged sitting upon a ram (representing the sign of Aries), in his hands are held a two-bladed sword, a trident, a dagger and a mace, from Persian Manuscript 373 c. late 17th early 18th century 23 recto top left Collection: Asian Collection Mars, detail, four-armed and cross-legged sitting upon a ram (representing the sign of Aries), in his ha...

Shamharush/Chamharouch, the jinn king of Thursday. Demon portrait. From Kitab al-Bulhan; Book of Wonders 14th Century - Collection--- At about 2,000 meters above sea level halfway between the village of Imlil and refuge NELTI (located at the foot of Toubkal Morocco ), Chamharouch is a well known place of pilgrimage around the mountain.

Shamharush/Chamharouch, the jinn king of Thursday. Demon portrait. From Kitab al-Bulhan; Book of Wonders 14th Century - Collection--- At about 2,000 meters above sea level halfway between the village of Imlil and refuge NELTI (located at the foot of Toubkal Morocco ), Chamharouch is a well known place of pilgrimage around the mountain.

Prince Babur arriving at Andijan

Prince Babur arriving at Andijan

Bestiary, MS M.500 fol. 25v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Bestiary, MS M.500 fol. 25v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

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