Illustrations from

'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitāb suwar al-kawākib al-ṯābita)
by ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī,
Dãr al-Kutub National Library, Cairo, Manuscript miqãt 390, c1300AD.

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Aquarius

Gemini

Cepheus?
Country of Origin: Egypt. Source: Werner Forman Archive / National Library, Cairo

Other al-Sufi Manuscripts



See also Mamalukes on the Baptistère de Saint Louis, early 14th century
An early 14th century Egyptian Kalila and Dimna
Illustrations from Nihayat al-sul-1371 a Mameluke manual of horsemanship and military practice, 1371.
Illustrations of Egyptian and Syrian Costume & Soldiers
Other 13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers





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