from Kitab Na't al-hayawan wa-manafi'ihi (c.13th century AD). A treatise on animals and the medical properties of the various parts of their bodies, compiled from works of Aristotle and Ibn Bakhtishu'. Or.2784. Copyright © The British Library Board.
SATYAJIT RAY: March 2011
A page from the Arabic version of Kalila wa dimna, dated 1210 CE, illustrating the King of the Crows conferring with his political advisors.
an overview of calligraphic kufic variations of the word "Allah":
"Geçmişten Günümüze Yaşayan Sanatlarmız" Minyatür tasarım: Sezen Okur Altıner
Illuminated manuscripts from Owen Jones The Grammar of Ornament, 1856.
славянский орнамент, фрески