Bahā˒ al-Dīn, a revered scholar and a saintly man, is said to have made several miracles in Konya, Turkey. Once, the the sultan ordered him to give a sermon in the cemetery. This sermon was so moving, that it is said that the dead came out of their graves. This miniature is part of a sixteenth-century manuscript account of the life and miracles of the Persian poet and mystic known as Rūmī. Bahā˒ al-Dīn was Rūmī’s father.