Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea)

Kitab-i Bahriye - Book of the Sea expanded version originally composed 1525 CE by Piri Reis and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I (“The Magnificent”),

Images from an Arabic manuscript featuring schematics for water powered systems, pulleys and gearing mechanisms. The date is unknown but is thought to be from sometime between the 16th and 19th century.

Arabic manuscript featuring schematics for water powered systems, pulleys and gearing mechanisms. The date is unknown but is thought to be from sometime between the and century

A Saljuq Mināʾi bowl showing Bahrām Gur and Āzāde the Harpist, late 12th-early 13th centuries.

A Saljuq Mināʾi bowl showing Bahrām Gur and Āzāde the Harpist, late centuries.

"Kalila Upbraiding Dimna", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna

"Kalila Upbraiding Dimna", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna century Geography: Egypt or Syria

Water pumping system from Al-Jazari كتاب الحيل - Book of Ingenious Devices - Istanbul, 1206

vizualize: Water pumping system from Al-Jazari كتاب الحيل - Book of Ingenious Devices - Istanbul, 1206

"The Flight of the Tortoise", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna 18th century Geography: Egypt or Syria

"The Flight of the Tortoise", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna century Geography: Egypt or Syria

"The Crow King Consults his Ministers", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Crow King Consults his Ministers", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna

Traité des nativités, par le Ḥakîm , titre qui, probablement, désigne Aboû Maʿschar

Traité des nativités, par le Ḥakîm , titre qui, probablement, désigne Aboû Maʿschar

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