Iconography
ASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Magic and Science
Astronomy and astrologyConstellationsCyclesal-Sufial-Sufi, Book of the Fixed Stars → Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, arab. 5036
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Brandishing a weapon
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles Ptolemyal-Sufial-Sufi, Book of the Fixed Stars → Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, arab. 5036
Constellations Northern hemisphereHerculesIn oriental dress, with sickle or scimitar
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Samarkand
DATE
1430 - 1440
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → arab. 5036, fol. 50v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
al-SufiBook of the fixed stars
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RELATIONS
Gallica (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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