Keywords: Jesus Christ

12 objects

Folio from a Makhzan al-asrar (Treasury of secrets) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: Jesus and the dead dog; recto: text: The tenth article

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, recto: text, The tenth article, four columns, twenty-four lines; verso: illustration and text, Jesus and the dead dog; one of a group of two folios. Border: recto: the text is set in gold, blue and red rulings on …


Copy of The Gospel according to the four Evangelists

Two hundred and sixty-one parchment leaves written in angular erkat’agir (uncial). Initials, paragraphs, titles, arcades, and six miniatures in colors and gold. Volume in tooled leather binding with fourchee-like cross tooled on the front cover.