Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)."Laila and Majnun in School", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913 (13.228.7.7) | One of the best-known stories of Nizami’s Khamsa is that of Laila and Majnun, a tale akin to that of the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. This folio illustrates their meeting at the school where they fall in love at first sight.

One of the best-known stories of Nizami’s Khamsa (Quintet) is that of Laila and Majnun, a tale akin to that of the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. This folio illustrates their meeting at the madrasa (school) where they fall in love at first sight

Prince in a Garden Courtyard Date: 1525–30 Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 4 3/4in. (21.7 x 12.1cm) Metropolitan Museum of Art 11.39.1

Prince in a Garden Courtyard Date: Geography: Iran, Tabriz Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper Dimensions: 8 x 4 x Metropolitan Museum of Art

Convivial Party

Convivial Party - Riza-i Abbasi

Riza-i Abbasi Miniatures, Gouache and gold, cm Origin: Iran, Safavid Dynasty This is one of the best works by the renowned artist Riza-i Abbasi. The miniature is the right part of a diptych showing a noble youth feasting in the company of his suite.

Topkapi Sarayi in time of Selim I

Topkapi Sarayi in time of Selim I-left.Topkapı Sarayı in the time of Selim I-right side of the image.

1487. The Beggar Who Professed His Love for a Prince. Timurid Period. Herat, Afghanistan. From the Language of the Birds (Mantiq al-tair) by Farid al-Din Attar.

The Beggar Who Professed His Love for a Prince: Folio from the Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din 'Attar, Timurid period dated A. 892 / A. 1487 Present-day Afghanistan, Herat

Livre d'art Le Cantique des oiseaux d'Attar illustré par la peinture en Islam d'orient - Éditions Diane de Selliers

Eclectic historic science and art images from rare books and prints

Takyuddin et d'autres astronomes de l'Observatoire de Galata fondé en 1557 par le sultan Soliman. L'exercice 1404 Miniature du Sehinsahname de Murad III, c.1581. École turque (16ème siècle). Bibliothèque de l'Université d'Istanbul, Istanbul, Turquie

Takyuddin et d'autres astronomes de l'Observatoire de Galata fondé en 1557 par le sultan Soliman. L'exercice 1404 Miniature du Sehinsahname de Murad III, c.1581. École turque (16ème siècle). Bibliothèque de l'Université d'Istanbul, Istanbul, Turquie

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