The illustrations by Djoveyni in the 1438 copy of
Tarīḫ-i Ğuvaynī.
by ‛Alā al-Dīn ‛Aṭā Malik b. Bahā al-Dīn Muḥammad Al-Ğuvaynī (author).

Conquest of the World

The paintings illustrate episodes in the story of Ghengis Khan but the figures are dressed as Timurids of the 15th Century


folio 30 verso, Tegüder receiving an embassy



folio 136 recto, Güyük questioning Jamal al-Din



folio 140 verso, Güyük at the party

folio 67 recto, Battle of Bolnisi (1227)


folio 101 recto, Audience of Möngke


folio 149 recto, Siege of Alamut (1256)
Shiraz, Iran, 1438, by Djoveyni.
Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Supplément Persan 206


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