Illustration depicting Alexander the Great and the seven philosophers (Aristotle, Apollonius of Tyana, Socrates, Plato, Thales, Porphyry, and Hermes). From p.729 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This scene comes from the fifth part of the Khamsa, ‘The Book of Alexander’.

Illustration depicting Alexander the Great and the seven philosophers…

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)

"Birth of Zal", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

This page comes from a manuscript of the Persian epic, the Shahnama (Book of Kings), produced for Shah Isma'il II (r. It depicts a scene from the story of the Birth of Zal, who would become one of the great warrior heroes of the epic

Khusraw in front of Shirin's Castle

Khusraw in front of Shirin's Castle -

Khusraw-in-front-of-Shirin-s-Castle.jpg Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Khusraw Source of entry: Museum of the Stieglitz School, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

Attributed to Sultan Muhammad: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp (1970.301.2) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, Abu'l Qasim Firdausi Artist: Painting attributed to Sultan Muhammad (active first half century), ca.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "A Youth Fallen From a Tree", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

"A Youth Fallen From a Tree", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album Artist: Painting by Aqa Riza (Iranian, born Meshhed, ca. Calligrapher: Mir 'Ali Haravi (d. Object Name: Album leaf Date: verso: ca.

Leyle ve Mecnun

Layla-and-Majnun-Faint-on-Meeting.jpg Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

A Lady Standing with a Cup of Fruit; a Youth Kneeling with a Wine Bottle and Spray | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

A Lady Standing with a Cup of Fruit; a Youth Kneeling with a Wine Bottle and Spray Persian Safavid Period century Object Place: Iran

Persian Paintings

File:Divan von Hafiz - Poetry, wine and gardens are common elements in Persian Miniature - 1585

Khusraw Kills a Lion with a Punch Outside Shirin's Tent

Khusraw Kills a Lion with a Punch Outside Shirin's Tent -

Khusraw-Kills-a-Lion-with-a-Punch-Outside-Shirin-s-Tent.jpg Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Khusraw Source of entry: Museum of the Stieglitz School, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

14th-century Persian manuscript

Initially used as simple shelters by nomadic peoples on the Central Asian steppe, tents had evolved into luxurious portable abodes by the ti.

Persian Painting 16th Century | Portrait of Hamida Banu Begum, holding a seal, illustrated folio from ...

Persian Painting 16th Century | Portrait of Hamida Banu Begum, holding a seal, illustrated folio from ...

Majnun visited by Salam Bagdadi

Majnun visited by Salam Bagdadi -

Majnun-visited-by-Salam-Bagdadi.jpg Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Majnun Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

Nezami

Persian: Yusuf and Zulaykha (Verso); Illustration and Text (Persian Verses); Anthology with some verses from Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) of Jami (Pinned directly from Cleveland Museum of Art)

An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and his Beloved Shirin: Illustration from the Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami | Cleveland Museum of Art. In this idyllic garden scene from a tragic Persian romance story, the two famous star-crossed lovers, King Khusrau and Princess Shirin, are surrounded by attendants while she offers him pomegranates. The festivities, enriched by music, take place in a round tent with a center pole and a diagonally striped valance.

Persian: Yusuf and Zulaykha (Verso); Illustration and Text (Persian Verses); Anthology with some verses from Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) of Jami (Pinned directly from Cleveland Museum of Art)

Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 25, recto (seq. 57)

Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 25, recto (seq. 57)

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