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Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi [Iran] (13.160.10) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi `Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (903–86) Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 18th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic Gift of Richard Ettinghausen, 1975 Accession Number: 1975.192.2

Indian art Syamakantha Fighting a Tiger. 19th century, Calcutta.

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.

The Constellations of Andromeda and Perseus - from Kitab Aja'ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat (The Wonders of Creation), compiled in the middle 1200s in what is now Iran or Iraq.

Kitab Aja'ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat, literally "The Wonders of Creation," compiled in the middle 1200s in what is now Iran or Iraq. The vibrantly illustrated work is considered one of the most important natural history texts of the medieval Islamic world.

Arabic Star Lists, c. 1065 CE. The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. The earliest compilation of Ptolemy’s constellations became codified only in the 9th century CE, after it was published in Arabic

Catalogus Stellarum Fixarum, Codex DA 11.13. Persian manuscript illumination of Leviathan or Cetus Illustration from a copy of Al-Sufi's The Book of Fixed Stars. 15th Century.

Folio from a Mu'nis al-Abrar fi Deqa'iq al-Ash'ar / top: The Moon and Fish; bottom: Twelve different birds in 2 registers

Dancer on her hands. Author unknown. Oil on canvas; Persia (Iran). Probably - the first quarter of the 20th century.