Khusraw at the castle of Shirin, from a manuscript of the Khusraw and Shirin by Nizami early 15th century Timurid period

32 Paintings detailing the Persian tragic romance of the Sasanian King Khosrow II and the Syriac Princess Shirin

Kanuni, Şehzade Bayezid ve Cihangir'in sünnet düğününde. Arifî, Süleymannâme, 1558. TSMK H 1517, y. 412a. Has-bağçede Ayş u Tarab, Halil İnalcık, YKY, Sayfa 194.

Sultan Suleiman I receives his Grand Admiral,Hayreddin Barbarossa.Ottoman miniature painting from the Süleymanname.

Kanuni, Şehzade Bayezid ve Cihangir'in sünnet düğününde. Arifî, Süleymannâme, 1558. TSMK H 1517, y. 412a. Has-bağçede Ayş u Tarab, Halil İnalcık, YKY, Sayfa 194.

Sultan Suleiman I receives his Grand Admiral,Hayreddin Barbarossa.Ottoman miniature painting from the Süleymanname.

Ottoman gardens,15th century miniature.

For all their later influence on the West, Ottoman gardens themselves had been much influenced by both Byzantine gardens and gardens from other Islamic lands—notably Persia, where this miniature shows a walled garden in the century.

Layla and Qays at school, from the Layla and Majnun chapter of the Khamseh of Nezami

Layla & Qays at School (Nizami: Khamsa (Layla & Majnun)) (Islamic Miniature Painting)

Biblical story of David charming animals with his magical flute, painted by Haydar Hatemi.

Biblical story of David charming animals with his magical flute, painted by Haydar Hatemi.

هفت اورنگ جامی 1556-1565 میلادی، دوره صفوی، مشهد Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) by Jami (d. 1492); recto: a father advises his son about love; verso: text 1556-1565 Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: 34.2 W: 23.2 cm Mashad, Khurasan, Iran

هفت اورنگ جامی میلادی، دوره صفوی، مشهد Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) by Jami (d. recto: a father advises his son about love; verso: text Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Mashad, Khurasan, Iran

Manuscript of the Nujum al-'Ulum (Stars of the Sciences) Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: dated A.H. 14 Rabi' al-Awwal 978 (August 17, 1570) Geography: India, Bijapur Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: H. 10 3/16 in. (25.8 cm) W. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm) Classification: Codices Credit Line: Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library

Nujum al Ulum - Stars of the Sciences, Islamic manuscript, Bijapur, Deccan, India

An Illustrated and Illuminated manuscript of Nizami's Haft Paykar ('Seven Princesses') and Layla wa Majnun, Persia, Safavid, probably Shiraz, circa 1590

An Illustrated and Illuminated manuscript of Nizami's Haft Paykar ('Seven Princesses') and Layla wa Majnun, Persia, Safavid, probably Shiraz, circa 1590

Virginia Frances Sterrett «The Arabian Nights» | "Картинки и разговоры"

Art prints from all books published with illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett: Arabian Nights, Tanglewood Tales, and Old French Fairy Tales.

Folio from a Layla u-Majnun by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Shaykh Salim visits Majnun in the wilderness; verso: text, Layla searches for Majnun. Type: Manuscript. Origin: Iran. Turkmen period (1378 - 1508), Majnun, nasta'liq script, Iran, Arts of the Islamic World. Date: 1475-1500. Copyright Freer-Sackler Museum Period: Turkmen period

Folio from a Layla u-Majnun by Nizami recto: Shaykh Salim visits Majnun in the wilderness; verso: text, Layla searches for Majnun Turkoman period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

The Red Pavilion (painting, recto), Text (verso), illustrated folio (165) from a Manuscript of the Khamsa by Amir Khusraw of Delhi (d. 1325) manuscript folio Date 16th century Creation Place: Middle East, Iran Safavid period Persian

The Red Pavilion (painting, recto), Text (verso), illustrated folio from a Manuscript of the Khamsa by Amir Khusraw of Delhi (d. manuscript folio Date century Creation Place: Middle East, Iran Safavid period Persian

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