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Walters Art Museum, Ms.W.593, f.132b (An angel leads a demon who told a story to King Solomon). Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī, Wonders of Creation. Turkey, 10th century AH / 16th CE

“This is an illuminated and illustrated copy of a Persian version of the famous ʿAjā’ib al-makhlūqāt (Wonders of creation) by Zakariyāʾ al-Qazwīnī (d. 682 AH / 1283 CE), composed by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Ṭūsī (fl. sixth century AH / twelfth CE). The text, in black nastaʿlīq script, may have been written by an Iranian scribe in the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE in Ottoman Turkey.”

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