Khusraw and Shirin in front of the Tents

Khusraw and Shirin in front of the Tents -

Khusraw-and-Shirin-in-front-of-the-Tents.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

Dynasty The Timurid Rulers of Central Asia and Iran, 771-906 H/1369-1500 AD

Dynasty The Timurid Rulers of Central Asia and Iran, AD

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Dynasty The Timurid Rulers of Central Asia and Iran, AD

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Dynasty The Artuqid Atabegs of Mardin, AD

Map of Timurid Persia AD 1400

Map of the Timurid empire AD 1400

Iran Politics Club: Iran Historical Maps 8: Kharazm-Shahid Kingdom, Mongol Occupation, Timurids

Iran Politics Club: Iran Historical Maps 8: Kharazm-Shahid Kingdom, Mongol Occupation, Timurids

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Dynasty The Ilkhans of Persia, Iraq and Anatolia, AD

Dynasty The Ilkhans of Persia, Iraq and Anatolia, 654-757 H/1256-1356 AD

Dynasty The Ilkhans of Persia, Iraq and Anatolia, 654-757 H/1256-1356 AD

Dynasty The Artuqid Atabegs of Mardin, 502-812 H/1108-1409 AD

Dynasty The Artuqid Atabegs of Mardin, AD

Dynasty The Qara Qoyunlu Rulers of Eastern Anatolia and Azerbaijan, 809-874 H/1406-1470 AD

Dynasty The Qara Qoyunlu Rulers of Eastern Anatolia and Azerbaijan, 809-874 H/1406-1470 AD

At the top, Rūmī, in the mausoleum of his father, Bahā˒ al-Dīn, reads from a Qur˒an on a wooden stand. The tomb itself is covered in red cloth. In the scene below, a butcher pursues an escaped bull that has sought refuge at the feet of Rūmī, who, along with four students, has just left his father's tomb. Since the bull asked for Rūmī's protection, he asked the butchers to set it free; they comply, and the bull was never seen again. The moral of the story is that those who follow and t...

An Escaped Bull Seeks Refuge at Rumi's Feet

An Escaped Bull Seeks Refuge at Rūmī's Feet arjuma-i Thawāqib-i manāqib (A Translation of Stars of the Legend), in Turkish The translation was ordered in 1590 by Sultan Murād III (r. from the Persian abridgement of Aflākī. Iraq, Baghdad 220 x 155 mm

Top: Rumi in mausoleum of his father, Baha˒ al-Din, reads from a Quran on wooden stand. Tomb is covered in red cloth. Scene below: Butcher pursues escaped bull which seeks refuge at the feet of Rumi & four of his students, who've just left the tomb. Since the bull asks for Rumi's protection, he asks butchers to set it free; they comply & bull is never seen again. Moral: those who follow & take refuge with men of God will escape the butchers & demons of hell.

An Escaped Bull Seeks Refuge at Rumi's Feet

An Escaped Bull Seeks Refuge at Rūmī's Feet arjuma-i Thawāqib-i manāqib (A Translation of Stars of the Legend), in Turkish The translation was ordered in 1590 by Sultan Murād III (r. from the Persian abridgement of Aflākī. Iraq, Baghdad 220 x 155 mm

9 13 c126 obv22

Dynasty The Ilkhans of Persia, Iraq and Anatolia, AD

10 25 c300 rev22

Dynasty The Artuqid Atabegs of Mardin, AD

Dynasty The Timurid Rulers of Central Asia and Iran, 771-906 H/1369-1500 AD

Dynasty The Timurid Rulers of Central Asia and Iran, 771-906 H/1369-1500 AD

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