Imagery of Illuminated pages from a variety of folios. Intro into a medieval style of illustration for student authors.
Look at the detailed patterns and boarders. The Illustrator is telling a story through their pictures. Very little text is in the illustration.
Folio from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492) verso: the Aziz and Zulaykha enter the capital of Egypt and the Egyptians come out to greet them, artist unknown
Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020), artist unknown
Jamshid Writing on a Rock, Abd as-Samad Shirin Qalam
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to Kings, from the St. Petersburg album, Bichitr
The Lord Krishna in the Golden City (Harivamsha), Kesu Kalan and Miskin
Illuminated Poem: Notice the large "S" to start the text and the detailed imagery to make an organic frame
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