Islamic Manuscripts : Khamsah-ʼi Niẓāmī

Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 41-1202 or 3

Islamic Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Manuscript of Niẓāmī's Khamsah containing his five major poems: <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(8);return false;'>Makhzan al-Asrār</a>, <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(74);return false;'>Khusraw va Shīrīn</a>, <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(280);return false;'>Laylà va Majnūn</a>, <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(420);return false;'>Haft Paykar</a>, and <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(580);return false;'>Iskandarʹnāmah</a>. The manuscript is lavishly illuminated with thirty illustrations painted in Indian style, and has fully decorated headpieces marking the beginning of each poem. The manuscript is undated, but it was probably copied in the 11th century A.H. / 17th century C.E.</p>


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