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…

Iskandar Watching the Sirens on the Seashore

Iskandar Watching the Sirens on the Seashore -

Iskandar-Watching-the-Sirens-on-the-Seashore.jpg The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Alexander the Great Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

Miniatures, Gouache, 23.7x13.7 cm Origin: Iran, 1431-1431, Timurid Dynasty This is one of the three miniatures illustrating the poem Iskandar-Nameh in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . Iskandar-Nameh, or Book of…

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Iskander and the Dying Darius

Iskander and the Dying Darius -

Iskander-and-the-Dying-Darius.jpg Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, 1541 Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Alexander the Great Source of entry: purchased from V.

Nushaba recognising Iskandar by his portrait. (Inscription: The gate of the afflicted ones through which God comes). A miniature painting from a fifteenth century manuscript of Nezami's Khamsa ('Five Poems'). Herat, Afghanistan; 1442 (manuscript), 1535-40 (folio) Shelfmark: Add. 25900 Page Folio Number: f.245v  The British Library, London, Great Britain

Nushaba recognising Iskandar by his portrait. (Inscription: The gate of the afflicted ones through which God comes). A miniature painting from a fifteenth century manuscript of Nezami's Khamsa ('Five Poems'). Herat, Afghanistan; 1442 (manuscript), 1535-40 (folio) Shelfmark: Add. 25900 Page Folio Number: f.245v The British Library, London, Great Britain

The Battle of Iskander with the Ruses

The Battle of Iskander with the Ruses -

The-Battle-of-Iskander-with-the-Ruses.jpg Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, 1541 Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Alexander the Great Source of entry: purchased from V.

Iskandar with the seven sages. An inscription in the arch of the window is dated AH 900 (1494/95).

The Prophet mounted on the Buraq and escorted by angels passing over the Kaʻbah (BL f.

Iskandar (or Alexandar the Great) lassoing the Russian demon. A miniature painting from a sixteenth century manuscript of the Khamsa ('Five Poems') of Nizami. circa 1505

Iskandar (or Alexandar the Great) lassoing the Russian demon. A miniature painting from a sixteenth century manuscript of the Khamsa ('Five Poems') of Nizami.

رفتن اسکندر به ظلمات نظامی - خمسه - شرف نامه 1579 میلادی، سیاوش گرجی (گرجیان) و کارگاهش، قزوین This episode appears in the Iskandarnāma (1194), the fourth poem of the Persian poet Niẓāmī's Khamsa (Quintet)

رفتن اسکندر به ظلمات نظامی - خمسه - شرف نامه 1579 میلادی، سیاوش گرجی (گرجیان) و کارگاهش، قزوین This episode appears in the Iskandarnāma the fourth poem of the Persian poet Niẓāmī's Khamsa (Quintet)

Iskandar and a Hermit

Iskandar and a Hermit -

Miniatures, Gouache, cm Origin: Iran, Timurid Dynasty Album: The Khamsa by Nizami Personage: Alexander the Great Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

Khamsa. ('Five Poems'). - caption: 'Iskandar with Nushaba being entertained.' | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

('Five Poems'). Author: "Nizami (Nizami)" Illustrator: "Bhureh (Bhureh)" Provenance: India, 1595 Caption: Iskandar with Nushaba being entertained.

Alexander the Great Meets Nushabah in her Palace,16th c.

Reinette: Persian Art,Miniature and Painting

Alexander the Great Admires his Portrait Ordered by Queen Nushabah,det.

Reinette: Persian Art,Miniature and Painting

In this miniature, an illustration to Niẓāmī’s Iskandar-nāmah (‘Epic of Alexander the Great’), Alexander and his servant witness the enchanting and innocent spectacle of young girls bathing together at night in a pool out in the wilds.

In this miniature, an illustration to Niẓāmī’s Iskandar-nāmah (‘Epic of Alexander the Great’), Alexander and his servant witness the enchanting and innocent spectacle of young girls bathing together at night in a pool out in the wilds.

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