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Isle of Rhodes captured by Ottoman Empire in 1522, 16th century Ottoman manuscript

Ottoman Janissaries and the defending Knights of St. John, Siege of Rhodes, 1522 Süleymanname MS. scanned from reproduction in "A story of history" by Arnold Toynbee

Divan of Hafez, Persian miniature, 1585

File:Divan von Hafiz - Poetry, wine and gardens are common elements in Persian Miniature - 1585

Kabe-Kaaba-Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah-1431

Majnun Taken by his Father to the Ka'bah -

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove  Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca. 1600

Youth Pulling on a Falconer's Glove Leaf from the Read Persian Album. Herat (Afghanistan), ca.

A man playing the setar  Persian painting, Qazvin period (Safavid), second half XVI century.

A man playing the setar Persian painting, Qazvin period (Safavid), second half XVI century.

Unknown Artist, Solomon Enthroned with Angels, Beasts, and Demons (painting, verso; Shi'a seals, recto), folio from a manuscript, 16th century | Harvard Art Museums/ Sackler Museum

Solomon Enthroned with Angels, Beasts, and Demons, folio from a manuscript…

حمام زنانه، رقم میرزا آقا امامی، آبرنگ، گواش و طلا بر روی کاغذ 43.2 X 31.7cmLADIES BATHING SIGNED IMAMI, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY Opaque pigments on paper, with wide illuminated borders with figures at leisure, wolves and a simurgh, mounted 31.7X 43.2 cm

حمام زنانه، رقم میرزا آقا امامی، آبرنگ، گواش و طلا بر روی کاغذ 43.2 X 31.7cmLADIES BATHING SIGNED IMAMI, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY Opaque pigments on paper, with wide illuminated borders with figures at leisure, wolves and a simurgh, mounted 31.7X 43.2 cm

This is one of the 12 miniatures illustrating the poem Khusraw and Shirin in the Hermitage's famous Persian manuscript of the Khamsa, an anthology of five poems by the 12th-century poet Nizami, who lived on the territory of present-day Azerbaijan. In 1431 this manuscript of the Khamsa was copied out in Herat by the calligrapher Mahmud for Sultan Shahrukh , son of the legendary Tamerlaine . Khusraw and Shirin is the first poem in the literature of the Near and Middle East in which man'...

Khusraw Feasting -

jpg The Khamsa by Nizami Source of entry: First Branch of the State Hermitage Museum, 1924 School: Herat Theme: Literature

Horseman | Gouache and gold, 13.7 x 10.5 cm | Iran, late 16th century

Horseman -

Horseman (Late Century CE Safavid Miniature Painting, Iran) (Museum of the Stieglitz)

Persian Miniature from "Shahname de Ferdowsi" (Ed. Baysanqori)

Masterpieces of Persian miniature - Shahname Ferdowsi Bayasanghori

Portrait of a kneeling courtly figure presenting a bowl of fruit to an unseen recipient, attributed to Ottoman, Iranian painting in the 1620s

Portrait of a kneeling courtly figure presenting a bowl of fruit to an unseen recipient, attributed to Ottoman, Iranian painting in the

Lots of lovely miniatures, but no info about them

Exhibition of Persian miniature paintings organized in 2005 by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

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