CDR-1318: SR Image Set: Islamic Manuscripts

Scholars Resource's Image Set of Islamic Manuscripts offers a tantalizing and diverse view of the intellectual and spiritual life of the Islamic world. Elegant Arabic calligraphy decorates leaves of the Qur'an, and luscious illuminated panels enhance works on science, medicine, history and literature, including manuscript pages from Firdawsī's Shāhnāmah, the Persian national epic. (Nov.2013)



Bos-29339
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Title: A Persian Quatrain from Hafiz
Creator(s): Muhammad Baqir
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
XIR-154001
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Title: Aja'ib al-Makhlugat
Description: A Man Reading
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-155437
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Title: Aja'ib al-Makhlugat
Description: fol. 47a; Divisions of the year (calendar)
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-155438
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Title: Aja'ib al-Makhlugat
Description: fol. 142b; Botanical plants
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-158678
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Title: Aja'ib al-Makhlugat
Description: fol.72a; Merchant from Isfahan Flying (with a stork)
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-187846
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Title: Aja'ib al-Makhlugat
Description: fol.39b; Head of the Angels of the Sixth Sky and the Head of the Angels of the Seventh Sky
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-178913
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Title: Album 2160 People sleeping and calligraphy, from an album of miniatures, 13th-15th century
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Met-2898
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Title: Album of Calligraphies of Prophetic Traditions (Hadith)
Creator(s): Shaykh Hamdullah
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bos-35951
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Title: Album Page with Calligraphic Specimens
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bos-35952
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Title: Album Page with Calligraphic Specimens
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dva-17030
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Title: Album page with calligraphy
Creator(s): Rafi, Mohammed
Vendor: Davis Art Images
XIR-211757
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Title: Anatomy of Eye, from a book on eye diseases
Creator(s): Al-Mutadibih
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Bos-29819
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Title: Anthology of Poetry: Dragon in Clouds
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dva-16284
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Title: Archer Observing Two People with a Steer
Creator(s): Unknown. Mongol Period
Description: page from a dispersed "Shahnama" (Book of Kings)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
XIR-156555
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Title: Aristotle teaching. illustration from 'Better Sentences and Most Precious Dictions' by Al-Moubbachir, Seljuk, 13th century
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-182452
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Title: Automata (Book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices)
Description: Design for an automaton
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-207293
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Title: Automata (Book of knowledge of ingenious mechanical devices)
Description: Mechanical device for pouring water
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Bos-29831
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Title: Bahram Chubina Kills the Lion-Ape
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dva-16298
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Title: Bahram Gur Hunting Wild Donkeys with Lifta
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty
Description: Folio from a dispersed "Khamseh" (Five Poems) of Nizami, from the Haft Paykar (Seven Portraits)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Bal-57283
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Title: Battle between Mongol tribes
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Dva-16485
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Title: Battle Between Persians and Africans(?)
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Page from a dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
XIR-158838
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Title: Battle between Persians and Turanians, illustration from 'Shahnama' (Book of Kings), by Abu'l-Qasim Manur Firdawsi (c.934-c.1020)
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Dva-16477
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Title: Battle Scene
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Page from a dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
XIR-182456
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Title: Book of Farriery
Description: A veterinarian helping a mare to give birth
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-182453
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Title: Book of Farriery
Description: Operation on a horse
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-182455
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Title: Book of Farriery
Description: Caring for the horse
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Met-4249
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Title: Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari; The Elephant Clock
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bos-29326
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Title: Calligraphy in Persian
Vendor: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dva-6653
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Title: Detached page from a Diwan ("Book of Poetry") of Mir Ali Shir Nava'l
Description: Hunting Scene
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14415
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Title: Dispersed History and Romance of Yusuf by Firdawsi
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Text page, recto
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14413
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Title: Dispersed Khamseh (Five Poems) of Nizami
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Text page, recto
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14414
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Title: Dispersed Khamseh (Five Poems) of Nizami
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Text page, verso
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14422
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Title: Dispersed Khamseh (Five Poems) of Nizami
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Text page, recto
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-16261
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Title: Dispersed Khamseh (Five Poems) of Nizami
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty
Description: Page: Bahram Gur Hunting Wild Donkeys with Lifta, from the Halt paykar (Seven Portraits)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14420
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Title: Dispersed Khusraw-Nama (Story of Khusraw [son of the Emperor of Rum])
Creator(s): Unknown. Safavid Dynasty
Description: Text page, recto
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-24873
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Title: Dispersed Razmnama (Book of Wars)
Creator(s): Unknown
Description: page: Kusha Kills Lakshmana
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14889
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Title: Dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Creator(s): Unknown. Mongol Period.
Description: page: Gushtasp Fighting a Dragon (recto)
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14890
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Title: Dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Creator(s): Unknown. Mongol Period
Description: Text page, verso
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14966
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Title: Dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Creator(s): Unknown. Timurid Dynasty
Description: Page: Alexander Crossing a River
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Dva-14973
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Title: Dispersed Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Creator(s): Unknown. Abbasid or Mongol Period
Description: Page: Rustam Fighting with Isfandiyar
Vendor: Davis Art Images