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Bhagavata Purana

Suad al Attar, Garden of Eden, 1993

Sirin

Animalarium: Birds of Paradise

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Matrakçı_Nasuh_Map_(9).JPG (1181×1790)

Map of Soltaniyeh (16th Century)

Babur’s Garden, Baburnama, 16th c. Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur (February 14, 1483 – December 26, 1530; sometimes also spelt Baber or Babar) was a conqueror from Central Asia who, following a series of setbacks, finally succeeded in laying the basis for the Mughal dynasty in the Indian Subcontinent and became the first Mughal emperor. He was a direct descendant of Timur through his father, and a descendant also of Genghis Khan through his mother.

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Supplément turc 1063, detail of f. 17v (harvesting mandrakes) [cosechando mandrágoras]. al-Qazwini, ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat (Marvels of Creatures and Strange Things Existing). Istanbul, 1685. They look like Ents.

Bibliothèque de Bordeaux, ms. 1130, f. 147. Qazwînî, Adjâ’ib al-makhlûqât wa gharâ’ib al mawdjûdât (Marvels of Creatures and the Strange Thi...

Elephants, Iran, ca. 1294-1299

SANDAKAN MAGIC: Islamic Depictions of Mohammed with Face Hidden

SANDAKAN MAGIC: Islamic Depictions of Mohammed with Face Hidden

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Dionysos and Agathos Daimon (“Good Spirit”), genius of the soil around Vesuvius, Pompeii.

"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds) Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610) Poet: Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220) Object Name: Illustrated manuscript, folio Reign: Shah `Abbas I (1587–1629) Date: ca. 1600 Geography: Iran, Isfahan Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper

Le Serpent Rieur (mar-ı kahkaha). Mehmed ibn Emir Hasan al-Su’ûdî, Matâli’ al-su‘âda wa yanâbi‘ al-siyâda ("Le livre du bonheur"), Istanbul (Turquie), 1582. BnF, département des Manuscrits, supplément turc 242, f. 90 v°

7 sufi masters trying to have one dream together (Persian drawing 12th century)

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from Kitab Na't al-hayawan wa-manafi'ihi (c.13th century AD). A treatise on animals and the medical properties of the various parts of their bodies, compiled from works of Aristotle and Ibn Bakhtishu'. Or.2784. Copyright © The British Library Board.

Kitab Na't al-hayawan wa-manafi'ihi

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from Ibn al-Baytar's treatise Jâmi mufradat al-adwiya wa-'l-aghdiya. Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 3748. Read: Nil Sari, Food as Medicine in Muslim Civilization www.muslimheritag...

This celestial map or macrocosm is the opening miniature in the Turkish Zubdat al-Tawarikh, or History of the World, showing the seven heave...

Saudi Aramco World : Arabic in the Sky

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From the Asian and African Studies blog post ' The tales of Darab: a medieval Persian prose romance'.

group of wise people talks about the dragon that underneath the floor Islamic Dragon

Dragon Picture: islamic dragon

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#Pompeii -- Roman Fresco -- Excavated from 'The House of the Golden Bracelet' at Pompeii -- Belonging to the National Archaeological Museum -- Naples, Italy

detail of a mosaic from Germanicia hierapolis

Lotus-clad Radha and Krishna circa 1700-1710