Manuscript: Khamsa

khamseh in Persian literature, a set of five long epic poems composed in rhyming couplet, or mas̄navī, form. Khamseh takes its name from the five great epic poems written by Neẓāmī (d. 1209) and entitled Khamseh (“The Quintuplet”).
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Bahram Gur in the Turquoise Pavilion: Page from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, dated 1524–25; Safavid  Afghanistan (Herat)

Bahram Gur in the Turquoise Pavilion: Page from a manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, dated Safavid Afghanistan (Herat)

A Young Lady Reclining After a Bath (rotated) | Leaf from the Read Persian Album, by Muḥammad Mu˒min | Afghanistan, Herat | 1590s | The Morgan Library & Museum

A Young Lady Reclining After a Bath

1560. Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Iskandar in the enchanted garden. Safavid period, Persia, Astarabad. Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper. Dimensions: H x W: 29.3 x 17.3 cm (11 9/16 x 6 13/16 in) Accession Number S1986.284. Urtatim says: I find the bold colors and mix of complex patterns appealing.

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami recto: Iskandar in the enchanted garden; verso: text circa 1560 Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: W: cm

نامه دارا به اسکندر، جواب نامه اسکندر بدارا ، برگ مصور از یک نسخه خطی از شرف نامه نظامی، شیراز، سده 16 ترسایی،33.5 در 21.2 سانتیمتر چو سر بسته شد نامه دلنواز رساننده را داد تا برد باز دبیر آمد و نامه را سر گشاد ز هر نکته صد گنج را درگشاد فرو خواند نامه ز سر تا به بن برآموده چون در سخن در سخن An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Khamsa's Nizami: Dara listening to Iskander's letter, Persia, Safavid, Shiraz, 16th century gouache heightened with gold, depicting the enthroned…

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Khamsa's Nizami: Dara listening to Iskander's letter, Persia, Safavid, Shiraz, century

Bahram Gur in the Black Pavilion from the Khamza of Nizami ,1563

Bahram Gur in the Black Pavilion from the Khamza of Nizami

Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209) 1433-1434 Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 13.5 W: 10.5 cm  Shiraz, Probably Iran  Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler S1986.33  Freer-Sackler | The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art

Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Shiraz, Probably Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.

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

manuscript from khamsa 1529

Manuscript of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami Sayyidi Muhammad ibn Sultan Muhammad al-Tabrizi (Iran) Iran, 10 February 1 Jumada al-Ukhra 935 nk, opaque watercolor and gold on paper 9 x 7 x 1 in. x x cm) LACMA Collections

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