Illustrations from

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

Ms Arabe 5036
c. 1430-1440, Samarkand
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France

from the library of Ulugh Bēgh.

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folio 38r. Cepheus



folio 43r. Bootes



folio 50v. Heracles



folio 62r. Cassiopea



folio 67v. Perseus



folio 73r. Auriga



folio 81v. Serpens & Serpentarius



folio 98v. Andromeda



folio 126r. Gemini



folio 144r. Virgo



folio 162r. Sagittarius



folio 175r. Aquarius



folio 193v. Orion



folio 217r. Argo navis



folio 238r. Centaurus & Lupus



Source: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris

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