Illustrations from

'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitāb suwar al-kawākib al-ṯābita)
by ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī,
dated 1260-80AD (British Library, London, manuscript Or.5323)

Probably produced in Maragha, NW Iran.

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

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Bootes

Cepheus

Sagittarius

Perseus

Serpens & Serpentarius

Auriga

Orion

Andromeda

Aquarius
Source: Painting The Stars In A Century Of Change, by Moya Catherine Carey, 2001

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