Calculation of solar and lunar eclipses from: Marvels of Creatures and Strange Things Existing, by al-Qazwini (14th century)

Calculation of solar and lunar eclipses from: Marvels of Creatures and Strange Things Existing, by al-Qazwini (14th century)

Arabic machine manuscript - Anonym - Ms. or. fol. 3306 l.jpg  (at a guess: 16th to 19th centuries) http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Arabic_machine_manuscript_-_Anonym_-_Ms._or._fol._3306_l.jpg

Arabic machine manuscript - Anonym - Ms. or. fol. 3306 l.jpg (at a guess: 16th to 19th centuries) http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Arabic_machine_manuscript_-_Anonym_-_Ms._or._fol._3306_l.jpg

arabic manuscript | Planet Open Knowledge Foundation

arabic manuscript | Planet Open Knowledge Foundation

Arabic Machine Manuscript | The Public Domain Review

Arabic Machine Manuscript | The Public Domain Review

مانوليا — Turkish calligraphy piece

مانوليا — Turkish calligraphy piece

Calligraphy

Calligraphy

A unique qasida al-burda copied by Muhiddin Al-Amasi • Turkey 15th-16th century

A unique qasida al-burda copied by Muhiddin Al-Amasi • Turkey 15th-16th century

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript Object Name: Folio from a non-illustrated manuscript Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137 Geography: Iran or Iraq Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, gold, and watercolor on paper

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript Object Name: Folio from a non-illustrated manuscript Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137 Geography: Iran or Iraq Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, gold, and watercolor on paper

The Kitab Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat, usually known as “The Cosmography” or “The Wonders of Creation,” was compiled in the middle 1200s in what is now Iran or Iraq and is considered one of the most important natural history texts of the medieval Islamic world.  The author Abu Yahya Zakariya ibn Muhammad ibn Mahmud-al-Qazwini (ca. 1203-1283 C.E.), known simply as al-Qazwini,  was one of the most noted natural historians, geographers and encyclopedists of the period.

The Kitab Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat, usually known as “The Cosmography” or “The Wonders of Creation,” was compiled in the middle 1200s in what is now Iran or Iraq and is considered one of the most important natural history texts of the medieval Islamic world. The author Abu Yahya Zakariya ibn Muhammad ibn Mahmud-al-Qazwini (ca. 1203-1283 C.E.), known simply as al-Qazwini, was one of the most noted natural historians, geographers and encyclopedists of the period.

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