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Pen Box

Pen Box

Attributed to Iran, possibly Tabriz

Pen Box
Dish
Bowl
Tower of Babel and Zoroaster from BL YT 28, f. 51

Tower of Babel and Zoroaster from BL YT 28, f. 51

Miniature of the building of the Tower of Babel; miniature of Zoroaster with two demons, from Pseudo-Aristotle's Secreta secretorum. Image taken from f. 51 of Secreta secretorum (ff. 1-43); Il Tesoro (translati... more

Zoroaster from BL YT 28, f. 51

Zoroaster from BL YT 28, f. 51

Detail of a mminiature of Zoroaster with two demons, from Pseudo-Aristotle's Secreta secretorum. Image taken from f. 51 of Secreta secretorum (ff. 1-43); Il Tesoro (translation of Li Livres dou Tresor) (ff. 43v... more

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Bowl
Two Lohans
Mail Shirt
Xerxes from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 139

Xerxes from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 139

Detail of a miniature of the death of Xerxes, at the beginning of chapter 6 of book 3. Image taken from f. 139 of De casibus virorum illustrium in French translation (Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et fem... more

Xerxes from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 139

Xerxes from BL Royal 14 E V, f. 139

Miniature of the death of Xerxes, with a partial border containing the arms of Richard IV and a shield with a white rose of the York family, at the beginning of chapter 6 of book 3. Image taken from f. 139 of D... more

Two Lohans
[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzuwayh, the sage, to go to India to procure the Kalilah Wa Dimnah ("Book of Wisdom")]

[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzu...

Woodcut frontis. Illus. in: Kalilah wa-Dimnah. German: Directorium Humanae vitae. German. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, May 28, 1483. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I... more

Dish
Bowl
Bowl

Bowl

Attributed to Iran, probably Tabriz

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Dish

Attributed to Iran, Tabriz

Mace
Dish
Cuirass
Dish

Dish

Attributed to Iran, probably Tabriz

Fragment
Fragment
Rug
A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World: Viz. Asia, Affrica, Europe, America, with...Grecia, Roman Empire, Germanie, Bohemia, France, Belgia, Spaine, Italie, Hungarie, Denmarke, Poland, Persia...Together with...Great Brittaines empire

A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World: Viz. Asia, Affrica, ...

John Speed (British, Farndon, Cheshire 1551/52–1629 London)

Cyrus der Ältere, Großkönig von Persien

Cyrus der Ältere, Großkönig von Persien

Stecher: David, Jérôme Verleger: Langlois, François Entwerfer: Padoanus, H. Verlagsort:

Persarum imperium.

Persarum imperium.

Shows Iran and adjacent counties. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Shield
Shield
A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn from the most approved modern maps &c, the whole being regulated by astronl. observations /

A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn fr...

Relief shown pictorially. Has ornamental cartouche. From: Bowen's A complete system of geography. London : Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware [etc.], 1747. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ... more

Verschiedene propspecte der vornemsten stadten in Persien /

Verschiedene propspecte der vornemsten stadten in Persien /

Aerial views for 14 cities in Persia and Central Asia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.