Study of the moon and stars. Ottoman miniature from 17th century. Istanbul.
Osmanlı Sarayında Cirit Atan Cinci Hocalar
Adjâ'ib al-Makhluqat wa al gharâ'ib mawdjûdât The wonders of creation and sights of existing things. Treaty of cosmography and natural history of Qazwini Author Qazwini, Zakariyya ibn Muhammad ibn al Maḥmūd (1203-1283) Date: 1199 - 1298
Dancing Sufis -whirling dervishes. 16th C. Manuscript.
Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark. A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html:
Mohammed Splits the Moon. Illustration taken from a "Falnameh," a sixteenth century Persian book of prophesies. Artist unknown; watercolor p...
Suleyman hunting with hawks, 16th century miniature from ms H.1524 p 248A, Book of Accomplishments, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
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