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Fragment of a Book Cover

Fragment of a Book Cover

From Palestine, Sbaita

Salmân and his religious instructor have read a holy book predicting the coming of the Prophet and discuss this matter.

Salmân and his religious instructor have read a holy book predicting t...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Man reading a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 4v

Man reading a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 4v

Bas-de-page scene of a man reading a book, and two other men underneath a tree. Image taken from f. 4v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Man reading a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 4v

Man reading a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 4v

Bas-de-page scene of a man reading a book, and two other men underneath a tree. Image taken from f. 4v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Bishop receiving a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 243v

Bishop receiving a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 243v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a bishop receiving a book from heaven, with a monk and another man watching. Image taken from f. 243v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals... more

Man reading a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 5v

Man reading a book from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 5v

Bas-de-page scene of a man reading a book to monks, and a bird in a tree. Image taken from f. 5v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Detail of a miniature of Henry V enthroned and surrounded by his court, receiving the book from the translator, Jean Galopes, at the beginning of the preface. Image taken from f. 1 of Meditationes vitae Christi... more

"Zal is Restored to his Father Sam by the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Zal is Restored to his Father Sam by the Simurgh", Folio from a Shahn...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Attributed to Northwestern Iran or Baghdad

"Buzurjmihr Explains the Game of Backgammon (Nard) to the Raja of Hind", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Buzurjmihr Explains the Game of Backgammon (Nard) to the Raja of Hind...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran or Iraq

"Bahram Gur Exhibiting his Prowess in Wrestling at the Court of Shangul, King of India", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Bahram Gur Exhibiting his Prowess in Wrestling at the Court of Shangu...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran or Iraq

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Henry V receiving the book from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 1

Miniature of Henry V enthroned and surrounded by his court, receiving the book from the translator, Jean Galopes, with a full border containing the royal arms of England, and a foliate initial 'A'(treshault), a... more

Book Cover

Book Cover

Ivory devotional diptychs were sometimes adapted to other purposes. Here, the right leaf of a diptych with the Crucifixion has been incorporated into a book cover.

"Bizhan Slaughters the Wild Boars of Irman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Bizhan Slaughters the Wild Boars of Irman", Folio from a Shahnama (Bo...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iraq, possibly Baghdad

"Gushtasp Kills the Wolf of Fasiqun", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Gushtasp Kills the Wolf of Fasiqun", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of K...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Attributed to Northwestern Iran or Baghdad

Angel giving John the book from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 145v

Angel giving John the book from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 145v

Detail of a miniature of the angel, standing with one foot on the sea and one foot on the earth, giving the book to John, in illustration of Revelation 10: 8-11. Image taken from f. 145v of La lumiere as lais; ... more

"Figure for Use at Drinking Parties", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

"Figure for Use at Drinking Parties", Folio from a Book of the Knowled...

Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari (1136–1206) Made in probably Syria

"Design on Each Side for Waterwheel Worked by Donkey Power", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

"Design on Each Side for Waterwheel Worked by Donkey Power", Folio fro...

Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari (1136–1206) Attributed to probably Syria

"Rustam Fights the Dragon (Rustam's Third Course)", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Rustam Fights the Dragon (Rustam's Third Course)", Folio from a Shahn...

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran, probably Isfahan

Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Attributed to Iran, probably Isfahan

"Death of Bahram Chubina?", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Death of Bahram Chubina?", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran, probably Isfahan

"Caesar Makes a Talisman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

"Caesar Makes a Talisman", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020) Made in Iran, probably Isfahan