Mohammed Splits the Moon. Illustration taken from a "Falnameh," a sixteenth century Persian book of prophesies. Artist unknown; watercolor p...
Detail of Bahrain Qur Pins the Coupling Onagers from Shah Tahmasp's Shah-nama (Book of kings), fol. 568r, by Mir Sayyid Ali, ca. 1533-35. Tabriz, Persia. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Babur (1483-1526). Babur, parfois orthographié Baber, est un conquérant de l'Inde et le fondateur de l'Empire moghol. Son nom est Zahir ud-din Muhammad, mais il reçoit le surnom de Babur, signifiant « tigre ». Wikipédia
Babur, Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, also written Baber (1483-1530), founder of India's Mughal/Mogul dynasty (1526-1707). The name of the Empire comes from the Persian word for Mongol as Barbur was of Mongol ancestry. he was a descendant of Genghis Khan through Chagatai, the second son of the greatest Mongol leader through his mother. Babur's second Hindustan campaign, he is shown riding a raft from Kunar back to Atar during his second Hindustani (Indian) campaign.
Beautiful Turkish art - Mardin ve Mimarisi
Bestiary, MS M.500 fol. 71r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum