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An illustration in the 1305-14
Jami‛ al-Tawarikh
by Rashid al-Din.

Universal History

or Compendium of Chronicles

Ğāmi‛ al-tavārīḫ. Rašīd al-Dīn Fazl-ullāh Hamadānī

The Prophet Armia

Title: Ms Or 20 f.13v The Prophet Armia, miniature from the ‘Jami' al-Tawarikh’ of Rashid al-Din, c.1307 (vellum)
Creator: Islamic School, (14th century)
Description: Rashid al-Din (1247-1318); 'History of the World'; attributed to the Luhrasp Master; according to the Qur'an a man passing a ruined city questioned how God could bring it to life again, so God caused him to die for 100 years and then revived him, filling his baskets with bread and bringing his ass to life before his eyes;
Source: Edinburgh University Library, Scotland Digital Books

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