Illustrations from

'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitāb suwar al-kawākib al-ṯābita)
by ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī,

Persian translation by Nasīr al-Dīn al-Tūsī

Suleymanie (Süleymaniyye) Library, Istanbul, Ms Ayasofya 2595, 1249-50AD.

Probably produced in Alamut, Iran.

Referenced by CLOTHING The Saljuqs and the post-Saljuq period.

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Andromeda

Andromeda-Fish

Auriga

Gemini

Virgo

Cassiopea-B

Andromeda

Heracles

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