This Ottoman devotional manual, the Hizb al-Nawawi, is a later copy of a book of prayers written by the esteemed Mamluk scholar Muhiyi al-Din Abi Zakariya Yahya b. Sharaf b. Muri al-Nawawi (d. 1277). This particular copy was signed by the Ottoman court calligrapher Muhammad Amir on the fifteenth of Sha'ban, 1152 (November 17, 1739)

Hizb (Litany) of An-Nawawi Author: An-Nawawi Calligrapher: Muhammad al-Amin Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript Date: dated A. 1739 Geography: Turkey, Istanbul Culture: Islamic Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Trois miniatures persanes Iran, art safavide, XVIe siècle THREE MINIATURES, INK…

Trois miniatures persanes Iran, art safavide, XVIe siècle THREE MINIATURES, INK…

"Göke": an Ottoman war ship of the 'kalyon' type. Ca. 1500.

A page from the manuscript and an Ottoman Goke ship. Tuhfat al-Kibar, Istanbul University Library, TY.

Fountain at Topkapi Palace - Small ornate fountain at the Topkapi Palace with golden Arabic Calligraphy in Istanbul, Turkey.

Fountain at Topkapi Palace - Small ornate fountain at the Topkapi Palace with golden Arabic Calligraphy in Istanbul, Turkey.

Mosque Lamp, 1585-1595 Turkey, Ottoman Period

Mosque Lamp, - Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, Century - Fritware with underglaze-painted design, Overall: x cm x 7 inches); Diameter of rim: w.

Writing Art, Islamic Calligraphy, Islamic Art, Book Art, Arabic Calligraphy, Turkey, Altered Book Art

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