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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JĀMEʿ AL-TAWĀRIḴ – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Masterpieces from the Khalili CollectionLondoncat. Architectural settings are sometimes given a sense of depth by different layers being shown and the use of a three-quarters view. The folios in the Khalili Collection, together with those in the Edinburgh University Library, are the earliest surviving Arabic version of the this monumental work. Blair, A Compendium of Chronicles: The Edinburgh part has a page size of The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain tawarkih.

It may also be possible that it was compiled by a group of international scholars under his leadership. In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details. One reason for preserving this memory was 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 zl genealogy of the ruling dynasty.

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MSSfolio 25a.

The Suwar al-akalima geographical compendium. Both sections come from the second volume, with the pages interwoven. MSSfolio 45a.

His immense wealth made it said of him that he was the best paid author in Iran. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jami al-Tawarikh. The second section of this part is on the other people of the world encountered by the Mongols, including Oghuz Turks Ger.

Until sold in it was owned by the Royal Asiatic Society in London. The original description page was here.

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Bregel as Persidskaya literatura …3 vols. The workshop was ordered to produce one manuscript each in Arabic and Persian every year, which were to be distributed to different cities. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. Folio 47b b of the reconstructed manuscript Jacob, with three of his sons and his two wives, Leah and Rachel 12 x By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The passing of the moment once more restricted the intellectual horizons and vision of Persian historians. Histoire des Mongols de la PerseParis,repr. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 years: The earliest dated manuscript made for Shahrukh includes the original text and additions by Hafiz-i Abru, along with other histories, and is dated Topkapi Palace Library, MS B To compile the History, Rashid al-Din set up an entire precinct at the university of Rab’-e Rashidi in the capital of Tabriz.

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Petersburg University Library, OP. It is a different section of the History than that of the Edinburgh version, possibly from a different copy.

Jahn,with facs. The miniatures have an unusual horizontal format and only take up about a third of the written area; jzmi may reflect the influence of Chinese scrolls.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Folio 28b b of the reconstructed manuscript The nobles of Kashmir enthrone a faqir as King Yashaskara r — The son of an apothecaryhe studied medicine and joined the court of the Ilkhan emperor, Abaqa Khanin that capacity. Mahin Hambly, Tehran, This text was finally completed in sometime between and One descriptor says it shows Muhammad with Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib and Ali before sending them to battle.

Other later copies were made from the first set, with some illustrations and history added to match current events. Oxford University Press, Inc. 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. A Masterpiece of Islamic Painting”.