Kalila and Dimna Discussing Dimnas Plans to Become a Confidante of the Lion
Kalila and Dimna Discussing Dimna's Plans to Become a Confidante of the Lion, Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna, 18th century.
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Ms E-7 fol.39b Head of the Angels of the Sixth Sky and the Head of the Angels of the Seventh Sky
XIR187846 Ms E-7 fol.39b Head of the Angels of the Sixth Sky and the Head of the Angels of the Seventh Sky, from 'The Wonders of the Creation and the Curiosities of Existence' by Zakariya'ibn Muhammed al-Qazwini (gouache on paper) by Islamic School, (14th century); 40x29 cm; Institute of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia; (add.info.: chef des anges du sixieme ciel et chef des anges du septieme ciel; Merveilles de la creation et curiosites de l'existence;); out of copyright
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Diagram of a wine reservoir and float, Islamic, Egypt. Artist: Werner Forman
Diagram of a wine reservoir and float, Islamic, Egypt. Depiction of wine reservoir and its float, which moves the standing man and the door leaves. The reservoir fills with wine and empties regulated by the movement of the man. Miniature from a Mamluk copy of the Automata of al Jaziri or Book of Knowledge of Mechanical Devices. From the Trick Vessels chapter. Mamluk copy of the manuscript first written between 1181 and 1206.
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