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Image number
BL3273834
Title
MS Or. 3623, fol. 119b Town plan of the city of Qazvin, illustration from the 'Wonders of Creation', by Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī (ink on paper)
Artist
Persian School, (14th century) / Persian
Location
British Library, London, UK
Medium
red and black ink on paper
Date
1329 AD (C14th AD)
Dimensions
34x23 cms
Description
ʿAjā'ib al-makhlūqāt wa gharā'ib al-mawjūdāt (Arabic: عجائب المخلوقات و غرائب الموجودات‎‎, meaning Marvels of creatures and Strange things existing) is book in Arabic and an important work of cosmography by Zakariya ibn Muhammad ibn Mahmud Abu Yahya al-Qazwini who was born in Qazwin year 600 (AH)/1203.
Photo credit
© British Library Board. All Rights Reserved / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
arabic / gazetteer / diagram / persian / world / geography / town / iranian / Muḥammad / Maḥmūd / illustration / ibn / plan / Zakarīyā / al-Qazwīnī

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