16th Century Book of Poems by Nizami from Iran
Finished 1584 AD. 39 full page miniatures and illuminations. Khamsah or "The five (Poems) by Nizami ad-Din Abu Mohammedh, usually called Nizami, the greatest persian poets, born in Qus an died in Ganjah (modern Elizabetpol) , a town in Transcaucasia, These five poems remain to the present day the classic standards of that kind of composition. Written in Nastaliq.Penn Museum Object #NEP33.View this and other objects like it on Penn Museum's Online Collection Database.