Jami-Yusuf & Zulaykha يوسف زلیخا

Yusuf and Zulaikha (يوسف زلیخا) is the Quranic verse of Yusuf (Joseph) and Zulaikha (the person known in the Bible as Potiphar's wife and whose name is not given there) by the Persian poet Nur ad-Din Jami نورالدین جامی‎ 1414- 1492 is a classic of Persian literature. It has been told and retold countless times in many languages spoken by Muslims, especially Persian and Urdu. The Walters collection of the manuscript (644, 645, 646, 647 and 808) are presented here in a chronological order.
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برگ مصور یوسف و زلیخای جامی. "بیرون آمدن یوسف از چاه" بخارا 1560 میلادی Miniature from a copy of Jami’s Yusuf wa Zulaykha. “Yusuf Pulled from the Well” Bukhara; c. 1560 Leaf: 25 × 16 cm

برگ مصور یوسف و زلیخای جامی. "بیرون آمدن یوسف از چاه" بخارا 1560 میلادی Miniature from a copy of Jami’s Yusuf wa Zulaykha. “Yusuf Pulled from the Well” Bukhara; c. 1560 Leaf: 25 × 16 cm

Mihr and his Friends Slaughter Dog- and Wolf-headed Cannibals

Mihr and his Friends Slaughter Dog- and Wolf-headed Cannibals

Zulaykha has Her Legs Chained by Her Maids in the Presence of Her Father

Zulaykha has Her Legs Chained by Her Maids in the Presence of Her Father

Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece. is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece. (The right side does not survive.) The initial lines of the texts are inscribed in the central medallion and pendants in white Nasta'liq script on a blue background. This folio from Walters manuscript W.645 starts here.

Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece. is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece. (The right side does not survive.) The initial lines of the texts are inscribed in the central medallion and pendants in white Nasta'liq script on a blue background. This folio from Walters manuscript W.645 starts here.

The Wedding Festivities of Yusuf and Zulaykha

The Wedding Festivities of Yusuf and Zulaykha

Zulaykha and Her Father, King Taymus

Zulaykha and Her Father, King Taymus

The Vizier of Egypt Comes to Meet Zulaykha

The Vizier of Egypt Comes to Meet Zulaykha

Qara Khan, King of Samarqand, Defeated by Mihr, who fights on the side of King Kayvan, Nahid's father.

Qara Khan, King of Samarqand, Defeated by Mihr, who fights on the side of King Kayvan, Nahid's father.

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