Seyyid Lokman-Mehmed III Arrives at the Head of the Victorious Army at Davudpasha, a Suburb of Istanbul

Seyyid Lokman-Mehmed III Arrives at the Head of the Victorious Army at Davudpasha, a Suburb of Istanbul

بزد بر بر و سینهی اشکبوس سپهر آن زمان دست او داد بوس قضا گفت: گیر! و قدر گفت: ده فلک گفت: احسنت! و مه گفت: زه نبرد رستم و اشکبوس، شاهنامه فردوسی، لاهیجان، 23.3  در 15.2 سانتیمتر، 1494 ترسایی، آبرنگ، مرکب و طلا بر روی کاغذ Rostam Shooting the Turanian Hero Ashkabus Folio from a dispersed Shah-Nameh (Book of Kings) produced for Sultan ‘Ali Mirza Place:  Lahijan, Iran Dimensions:  23.3 x 15.2 cm Date:  1494

بزد بر بر و سینهی اشکبوس سپهر آن زمان دست او داد بوس قضا گفت: گیر! و قدر گفت: ده فلک گفت: احسنت! و مه گفت: زه نبرد رستم و اشکبوس، شاهنامه فردوسی، لاهیجان، 23.3 در 15.2 سانتیمتر، 1494 ترسایی، آبرنگ، مرکب و طلا بر روی کاغذ Rostam Shooting the Turanian Hero Ashkabus Folio from a dispersed Shah-Nameh (Book of Kings) produced for Sultan ‘Ali Mirza Place: Lahijan, Iran Dimensions: 23.3 x 15.2 cm Date: 1494

"Bahram Gur Pins the Coupling Onagers", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp Artist: Painting attributed to Mir Sayyid 'Ali (active ca. 1530–75) Date: ca. 1530–35 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm) W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) Page: H. 18 9/16 in. (47.1 cm) W. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Mat: H. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.301.62

"Bahram Gur Pins the Coupling Onagers", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp Artist: Painting attributed to Mir Sayyid 'Ali (active ca. 1530–75) Date: ca. 1530–35 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper Dimensions: Painting: H. 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm) W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) Page: H. 18 9/16 in. (47.1 cm) W. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Mat: H. 22 in. (55.9 cm) W. 16 in. (40.6 cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970.301.62

Mansur al-Hallaj - After uttering "Ana al-Haqq" "I am the Truth") in 922, the Sufi mystic was condemned to death as a heretic. "al-Haqq" ("The Truth") is one of the 99 names and attributes of Allah (God).

Mansur al-Hallaj - After uttering "Ana al-Haqq" "I am the Truth") in 922, the Sufi mystic was condemned to death as a heretic. "al-Haqq" ("The Truth") is one of the 99 names and attributes of Allah (God).

"Rustam Lassos Rakhsh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Lassos Rakhsh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Persian art at Smithsonian Sackler Art Gallery | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Persian art at Smithsonian Sackler Art Gallery | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Aziz and Zulaykha enter the capital of Egypt,det.

Aziz and Zulaykha enter the capital of Egypt,det.

The Battle of Iskandar with the Zangi, Page from a Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Iran, Shiraz, 1517/A.H. 924 Manuscripts; f...

The Battle of Iskandar with the Zangi, Page from a Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Iran, Shiraz, 1517/A.H. 924 Manuscripts; f...

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Rustam and his men attack the fortress of Gang Dizh; recto: text circa 1590-1600 Safavid period  Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 32.4 W: 20.6 cm  Iran  Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.262  Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Rustam and his men attack the fortress of Gang Dizh; recto: text circa 1590-1600 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 32.4 W: 20.6 cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.262 Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Night Battle of Kai Khusrau and Afrasiyab", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Night Battle of Kai Khusrau and Afrasiyab", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

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