Illustrations from

Maqamat of al-Hariri

(Abou Mohammad al-Qāsim ibn ‛Ali ibn Mohammad ibn ‛Ali al-Hariri al-Basri)
Copied and illustrated by Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasti

Bibliothčque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 5847, 1237AD



folio 1v
Harīrī (al-) ?
frontispiece
al-Hariri?

folio 2r al-Hamadhanī?
Hamadhānī (al-) ?
frontispiece
al-Hamadhanī?

folio 3v Abu Zayd, al-Harith and his disciple
Abū Zayd, al-Hārith et son disciple
maqama 01
Abu Zayd, al-Harith and his disciple

folio 4v Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 02
Abu Zayd and al-Harith

folio 5v Abu Zayd at the library of Basra
Abū Zayd ą la bibliothčque de Basra
maqama 02
Abu Zayd at the library of Basra

folio 6v Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
maqama 02
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith

folio 7r Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
maqama 03
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith

folio 8v Abu Zayd simulating lameness
Abū Zayd simulant la claudication
maqama 03
Abu Zayd simulating lameness

folio 9v Caravan at rest
Caravane au repos
maqama 04
Caravan at rest

folio 10r Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
maqama 04
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith

folio 11v al-Harith discovering the message of Abu Zayd
al-Hārith découvrant le message d'Abū Zayd
maqama 04
al-Harith discovering the message of Abu Zayd

folio 12v Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
maqama 05
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith

folio 13v Abu Zayd and his son
Abū Zayd et son fils
maqama 05
Abu Zayd and his son

folio 14v Abu Zayd admitting his lie
Abū Zayd avouant son mensonge
maqama 05
Abu Zayd admitting his lie

folio 16r Abu Zayd dictating a letter
Abū Zayd dictant une lettre
maqama 06
Abu Zayd dictating a letter

folio 18v Abu Zayd entering the mosque of Maragha
Abū Zayd entrant dans la mosquée de Marāgha
maqama 07
Abu Zayd entering the mosque of Maragha

folio 19r Procession at the end of Ramadan
Procession ą la fin du Ramadan
maqama 07
Procession at the end of Ramadan
Large image

folio 21r Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi
Abū Zayd et son fils devant le cadi
maqama 08
Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi

folio 22r Abu Zayd admitting the ruse to the Kadi
Abū Zayd avouant la ruse au cadi
maqama 08
Abu Zayd admitting the ruse to the Kadi

folio 25r Abu Zayd and his wife before the Kadi
Abū Zayd et son épouse devant le cadi
maqama 09
Abu Zayd and his wife before the Kadi

folio 26r Abu Zayd and his son before the Governor
Abū Zayd et son fils devant le gouverneur
maqama 10
Abu Zayd and his son before the Governor

folio 27r Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
Abū Zaydr, son fils et al-Hārith
maqama 10
Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith

folio 29v Funeral
Funérailles
maqama 11
Funeral

folio 30v al-Harith travelling
al-Hārith voyageant
maqama 12
al-Harith travelling

folio 31r al-Harith travelling
al-Hārith voyageant
maqama 12
al-Harith travelling


folio 33r Abu Zayd at the tavern of Anah
Abū Zayd ą la taverne d'anah
maqama 12
Abu Zayd at the tavern of Anah

folio 35r Abu Zayd disguised as an old woman and al-Harith
Abū Zayd déguisé en vieille femme et al-Hārith
maqama 13
Abu Zayd disguised as an old woman and al-Harith

folio 37v Abu Zayd and his son
Abū Zayd et son fils
maqama 14
Abu Zayd and his son

folio 38r Abu Zayd leaving the pilgrims
Abū Zayd quittant les pčlerins
maqama 14
Abu Zayd leaving the pilgrims

folio 40r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 15
Abu Zayd and al-Harith

folio 41r Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith
Abū Zayd quittant al-Hārith
maqama 15
Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith

folio 42r Abu Zayd arrives at the mosque
Abū Zayd arrivant ą la mosquée
maqama 16
Abu Zayd arrives at the mosque

folio 43v Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet
Abū Zayd saisissant sa besace
maqama 16
Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet

folio 44r Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet
Abū Zayd saisissant sa besace
maqama 16
Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet

folio 46v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 17
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 47v Abu Zayd attending the wedding banquet in Sinjar
Abū Zayd assistant au banquet de mariage ą Sinjar
maqama 18
Abu Zayd attending the wedding banquet in Sinjar

folio 48r Abu Zayd complaining
Abū Zayd se plaignant
maqama 18
Abu Zayd complaining

folio 50v Abu Zayd leaving the wedding banquet in Sinjar
Abū Zayd quittant le banquet de mariage ą Sinjar
maqama 18
Abu Zayd leaving the wedding banquet in Sinjar

folio 51r Abu Zayd travelling
Abū Zayd voyageant
maqama 18
Abu Zayd travelling

folio 52v Abu Zayd sick
Abū Zayd malade
maqama 19
Abu Zayd sick

folio 53r Abu Zayd sick
Abū Zayd malade
maqama 19
Abu Zayd sick

folio 55v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 20
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 56r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 20
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 57r Abu Zayd weeping over his declining virility
Abū Zayd pleurant sur sa virilité déclinante
maqama 20
Abu Zayd weeping over his declining virility

folio 58v Abu Zayd preaching
Abū Zayd prźchant
maqama 21
Abu Zayd preaching

folio 59r Abu Zayd preaching
Abū Zayd prźchant
maqama 21
Abu Zayd preaching

folio 61r Abu Zayd and al-Harith boating
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith naviguant
maqama 22
Abu Zayd and al-Harith boating

folio 63v Abu Zayd before the Governor
Abū Zayd devant le gouverneur
maqama 23
Abu Zayd before the Governor

folio 64r Abu Zayd before the Governor
Abū Zayd devant le gouverneur
maqama 23
Abu Zayd before the Governor

folio 67v Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
Abū Zaydr, son fils et al-Hārith
maqama 23
Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith

folio 69v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 24
Abu Zayd and his listeners


folio 74v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 25
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 75r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 25
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 76r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 25
Abu Zayd and al-Harith

folio 77r Abu Zayd receiving al-Harith
Abū Zayd recevant al-Hārith
maqama 26
Abu Zayd receiving al-Harith

folio 79r Abu Zayd writes
Abū Zayd écrivant
maqama 26
Abu Zayd writes

folio 84v Abu Zayd preaching in Samarqand
Abū Zayd prźchant ą samarqand
maqama 28
Abu Zayd preaching in Samarqand

folio 86r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 28
Abu Zayd and al-Harith

folio 89r Abu Zayd and merchants asleep
Abū Zayd et marchands endormis
maqama 29
Abu Zayd and merchants asleep

folio 90r Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
Abū Zaydr, son fils et al-Hārith
maqama 29
Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith

folio 91v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 30
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 92r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 30
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 94v Caravan of pilgrims
Caravane de pčlerins
maqama 31
Caravan of pilgrims
Large image

folio 95r Abu Zayd and pilgrims
Abū Zayd et pčlerins
maqama 31
Abu Zayd and pilgrims

folio 100v Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 32
Abu Zayd and al-Harith

folio 101r The singer and the herd of camels
La chanteuse et le troupeau de chameaux
maqama 32
The singer and the herd of camels

folio 103r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 33
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 105r al-Harith in the slave market
al-Hārith au marché aux esclaves
maqama 34
al-Harith in the slave market

folio 107r Abu Zayd before the Kadi
Abū Zayd devant le cadi
maqama 34
Abu Zayd before the Kadi

folio 110r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 36
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 114v Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi
Abū Zayd et son fils devant le cadi
maqama 37
Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi

folio 117v Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 38
Abu Zayd and al-Harith

folio 118r Abu Zayd before the Governor
Abū Zayd devant le gouverneur
maqama 38
Abu Zayd before the Governor

folio 119v Abu Zayd and al-Harith sailing
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith naviguant
maqama 39
Abu Zayd and al-Harith sailing

folio 120v Abu Zayd and al-Harith before the king's palace
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith devant le palais du roi
maqama 39
Abu Zayd and al-Harith before the king's palace

folio 121r The Mysterious Island
L'īle mystérieuse
maqama 39
The Mysterious Island


folio 122v Queen giving birth
La reine accouchant
maqama 39
Queen giving birth

folio 125r Abu Zayd before the Kadi
Abū Zayd devant le cadi
maqama 40
Abu Zayd before the Kadi

folio 126r The Kadi doing justice
Cadi rendant justice
maqama 40
The Kadi doing justice

folio 130r Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
maqama 41
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith

folio 130v Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith
Abū Zayd quittant al-Hārith
maqama 41
Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith

folio 131v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 42
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 133v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
maqama 42
Abu Zayd and his listeners

folio 134r Abu Zayd sleeping and al-Harith
Abū Zayd endormi et al-Hārith
maqama 43
Abu Zayd sleeping and al-Harith

folio 138r Abu Zayd and al-Harith arriving in a village
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith arrivant dans un village
maqama 43
Abu Zayd and al-Harith arriving in a village

folio 139v al-Harith invited to the meal
al-Hārith invité au repas
maqama 44
al-Harith invited to the meal

folio 140r al-Harith invited to the meal
al-Hārith invité au repas
maqama 44
al-Harith invited to the meal

folio 143r Abu Zayd fleeing
Abū Zayd s'enfuyant
maqama 44
Abu Zayd fleeing

folio 146r Abu Zayd before the Kadi
Abū Zayd devant le cadi
maqama 45
Abu Zayd before the Kadi

folio 148v Abu Zayd teaching
Abū Zayd enseignant
maqama 46
Abu Zayd teaching

folio 152r Abu Zayd teaching
Abū Zayd enseignant
maqama 46
Abu Zayd teaching

folio 154v Abu Zayd practicing medicine
Abū Zayd pratiquant la médecine
maqama 47
Abu Zayd practicing medicine

folio 155v Abu Zayd demanding money
Abū Zayd réclamant l'argent
maqama 47
Abu Zayd demanding money
Large image

folio 156r Abu Zayd demanding money
Abū Zayd réclamant l'argent
maqama 47
Abu Zayd demanding money

folio 158v Abu Zayd in the mosque
Abū Zayd dans la mosquée
maqama 48
Abu Zayd in the mosque

folio 160v Abu Zayd dying and his son
Abū Zayd mourant et son fils
maqama 49
Abu Zayd dying and his son

folio 162v Abu Zayd dying and his son
Abū Zayd mourant et son fils
maqama 49
Abu Zayd dying and his son

folio 164v Abu Zayd in the mosque of Basra
Abū Zayd dans la mosquée de Basra
maqama 50
Abu Zayd in the mosque of Basra

folio 166r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
maqama 50
Abu Zayd and al-Harith


Source: Bibliothčque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Arabe 5847


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