Category:Bestiary by Zakariya al-Qazwini (Walters MS 659)

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Author
Zakariya al-Qazwini (1203–1283) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q144639
Alternative names Abu Yahya Zakariya' ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini
Description

Persian physician, astronomer, geographer and writer

Date of birth/death 1283
Location of birth/death Qazvin, Iran Damascus, Syria
Work location Qazvin, Damascus, Iraq, Damascus
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Scribe
Muhammad ibn Muhammad Shakir Ruzmah-'i Nathani Link back to Creator infobox template
Description

Ottoman illuminator

Work period 16th century
Title

Turkish: Aja'ib al-makhluqat
Wonders of creation

Subtitle

Walters manuscript W.659

Year of publication

 AD ( AH)

Language

Turkish

Description
English: Walters manuscript W.659 is an Ottoman illuminated and illustrated Turkish version of 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of creation) by Zakariya al-Qazwini (died 692 AH/AH 1293), made at the request of the Vizier Murtaza Pasa (Murtadá Pasha) (active 11th century AH/AD 17th). The codex was completed in 1121 AH/AD 1717 by Muhammad ibn Muhammad Shakir Ruzmah-'i Nathani. There are 444 paintings illustrating the text. The binding is not original to the manuscript.
Source

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