This exhibition highlights the Jami’ al-Tawarikh (“World History” or “Compendium of Chronicles”) of Rashid al-Din, one of the masterpieces of. Khalili Collections | Islamic Art | This copy of the Jami’ al-Tawarikh is without doubt one of the greatest illustrated medieval manuscripts. During the reign of Uljaitu (–17), this text was expanded into the Jami’ al- tavarikh, or Compendium of Chronicles. The text initially comprised three volumes.

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Folio 12b b of the reconstructed manuscript Three emperors of the Three Kingdoms.

This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Retrieved from ” https: Other later copies were made from the first set, with some illustrations and history added to match current events.

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Iran portal Literature portal. It contained multiple buildings, including a mosquehospital, library, and classrooms, employing over workers.

MSSfolio 25a. Other questions concern the objectivity of the author and his point of view: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jami al-Tawarikh. A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting”.

It then passed to the court of the Mughal Empire in India, where it was in the possession of the emperor Akbar r. MSSfolio 59a. Timeline of Art History.


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Mahin Hambly, Tehran, Views View Edit History. They made jzmi use of chinoiserie motifs, and their use of wash and line rather than opaque watercolour gives a superficial similarity to recently excavated Yuan tomb-paintings in Inner Mongolia.

The latter may have tawari,h lost accidentally, but the former block may have been jettisoned deliberately because it had no illustrations. The section on the Franks derives from conversations with unnamed clerics in Tabriz, including perhaps Isolo the Pisan Nizami, p. The following other wikis use this file: One reason for preserving this memory taqarikh certainly highly practical, and explains the strong emphasis not only on the tribal origins and genealogies of the leading Mongol families but also especially on the genealogy of the ruling dynasty.

This text was finally completed in sometime between and Sayyed Hossein Nasr, et al. The work describes cultures and major events in world history from China to Europe; in addition, it covers Mongol history, as a way of establishing their cultural legacy.

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Folio 16b b of the reconstructed manuscript Nine emperors of the Tang dynasty. All following user names refer to ru. The final three folios covering the end of the section on the Jews were also lost, perhaps accidentally, but judging from the comparable section in MS.

Folio 11a a of the reconstructed manuscript Founder of the Qin and Han dynasties ; with the seal of Shahrukh [see illustration]. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less.


Interestingly, for some of the scenes from the life of the Prophet Muhammad, the painters had recourse to adaptations of Christian scenes, which suggests that illustrated copies of the life of the Prophet may not have been available.

One descriptor says it shows Muhammad with Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib and Ali before sending them to battle. Another set of pages, with folios from the same volume, is owned by the Edinburgh University Library.

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Folio 34a a of the reconstructed manuscript Shakyamuni offering fruit to the devil jqmi the life of the Buddha 9. The three women on the left take the place of the three magi. Sheila Blair, to the year The Suwar al-akalima geographical compendium. A new painter appears for the portraits of Chinese leaders, which uses special techniques that seem to mimic those of Yuan mural painters according to S.

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