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The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, is an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14th century A.D. and probably bound together in Baghdad during the reign of Jalayirid Sultan Ahmad (1382-1410). The manuscript is made up of astrological, astronomical and geomantic texts compiled by Abd al-Hasan Al-Isfahani, as well as a dedicated section of full-page illustrations,

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The Kitab al-Bulhan, or Book of Wonders, is an Arabic manuscript dating mainly from the late 14thC and probably bound in Baghdad during the reign of Jalayirid Sultan Ahmad (1382-1410). The manuscript is made up of astrological, astronomical and geomantic texts compiled by Abd al-Hasan Al-Isfahani, as well as a dedicated section of full-page illustrations.

Manuscript-Astronomy Manuscript, Kitab-al- Bulhan, 14th century

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Manuscript-Astrology Manuscript (Pisces), Kitab-al- Bulhan, 14th century

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Flying jinn, 14th century manuscript. Kitab al-Bulhan

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Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) by al-Sufi, 15th C. Iran. Timurid Period. Constellation Andromeda, with arabic imagery of a fish across her waist. al-Sufi reviewed Ptolemy, cUtarid, and al-Hajjaj, but points out their errors and adds details from the Arab Bedouin tradition. hmmm?