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18th century Persian Miniature

Persian miniature - face of Mohamed blank out of respect

Shaikh Mihna and the Peasant: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din cAttar, ca. 1487; Timurid  Iran (Herat)

Shaikh Mihna and the Peasant: Page from a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din <SUP>c</SUP>Attar [Iran (Isfahan)]

"Bahram Gur's Skill with the Bow", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)

The Metropolitan Museum Mobile - Art Object: "Bahram Gur's Skill with the Bow", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably

Youth holding a candle and an incense burner, ca. 1640 Iranian, Safavid period

Iranian, Safavid period Youth holding a candle and an incense burner, ca. 1640 Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Yusuf and Zulaykha (Verso); Illustration and Text (Persian Verses); Anthology with some verses from Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) of Jami | Cleveland Museum of Art

Persian: Yusuf and Zulaykha (Verso); Illustration and Text (Persian Verses); Anthology with some verses from Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) of Jami (Pinned directly from Cleveland Museum of Art)

14th-century Persian manuscript

Initially used as simple shelters by nomadic peoples on the Central Asian steppe, tents had evolved into luxurious portable abodes by the ti.

Sagittarius These images come form an egyptian manuscript from the 14th/15th centuries. It reproduces a persian astrological treatise from ~9th century - 'Kitâb al-Mawalid' - by Abû Ma'shar, said to have been the most influential document in the development of western astrology. [I believe it is otherwise known as 'The Book of Nativities' or 'The Book of Revolution of the Birth Years'.]

darksilenceinsuburbia: “ Persian Zodiac These images come form an egyptian manuscript from the centuries. It reproduces a persian astrological treatise from century - ‘Kitâb al-Mawalid’.

Gaykhatu was the fifth Ilkhanate ruler in Iran. He reigned from 1291 to 1295.During his reign, Gaykhatu was a noted dissolute who was addicted to wine, women, and sodomy, according to Mirkhond.

Gaykhatu was the fifth Ilkhanate ruler in Iran. He reigned from 1291 to his reign, Gaykhatu was a noted dissolute who was addicted to wine, women, and sodomy, according to Mirkhond.

Ghazan (center) - Mahmud Ghazan (1271–1304) was the seventh ruler of the Mongol Empire's Ilkhanate division in modern-day Iran from 1295 to 1304. He was the son of Arghun and Quthluq Khatun, continuing a line of rulers who were direct descendants of Genghis Khan. Considered the most prominent of the Ilkhans, he is best known for making a political conversion to Islam in 1295 when he took the throne, marking a turning point for the dominant religion of Mongols in Central Asia.

Persian miniature showing Ghazan's conversion to Islam. Ghazan was the seventh ruler of the Mongol Empire. Discuss the characteristics of his leadership and notable achievements.

eskindar & a hermit 1431 herat

Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Alexander the Great Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature


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