Maqamat of Al-Hariri; Qur'an; Manuscript; 1237; Baghdad, Iraq Soldiers on parade Visually, textiles are the most important things
From the website: "This is an Arabian symbol, Al Burak Hafifa and its name means “The Bright One” or “The Shining One”. Al Burak flew the Prophet Mohammed around Arabia and to the seven heavens and brought him back before the water glass he knocked over had the chance to spill onto the ground. Its original owner was Gabriel (Lunar Angel)..."
The Abbasid Caliphate was the third of the Islamic caliphates. It was ruled by the Abbasid dynasty of caliphs, who built their capital in Baghdad after overthrowing the Umayyad caliphate from all but the al-Andalus region. Approx 6th - 8th century. AD
Illustration from Maqamat of al-Hariri. Bibliothèque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 3929, 2nd quarter of 13th century. Folio 122 Recto: maqama 32: Abu Zayd al-Saruji and al-Harith.
Islamic science was in its prime during the European Middle Ages, between the 9th and the 13th centuries, particularly in the brilliant period of the Abbasid caliphate from the 9th century to the 11th.
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A woman herding camels, the Maqamat of al-Hariri, Baghdad, 1237.
Kalila wa Dimna 18th century Geography: Egypt or Syria