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Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea)

Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea)

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.

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.

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 12th-early 13th centuries.

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

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

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

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

Images of alchemical apparatus

Images of alchemical apparatus

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

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

"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 18th century Geography: Egypt or Syria

kalilla wa dimna

kalilla wa dimna

"The Mouse Gnaws the Net Imprisoning the Doves", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna

"The Mouse Gnaws the Net Imprisoning the Doves", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna

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