Illustrations from

'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitāb suwar al-kawākib al-ṯābita)
by ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī,
Suleymanie Library, Istanbul, Manuscript Fatih Kütüphanesi 3422, 1125AD.

Copied by Hibatullāh ‛Abd Allah ibn ‛Abd al-Jabbār ibn Ibrāhīm ibn Sādaqah ibn ‛Ālī ibn Yūsuf ibn Basām al-Jabalī
in Artuqid Mārdin, Dunaysir, Turkey.


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AndromedaBootesCassiopeaVirgo

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