from the Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari 1206  - Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (Ahmed III 3472)    digital copy: http://www.ebuliz.com/ebuliz22.swf

from the Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari 1206 - Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey (Ahmed III

Invention of a water pump from the Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by Al-Jazari, 1203, Turkey.

Invention of a water pump from the Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by Al-Jazari, Turkey. Full credit: De Agostini / G. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.

The Book of Ingenious Devices (in Arabic, literally: “The Book of Tricks”) was a large illustrated work on mechanical devices, including automata, published in 850 by the three Iranian brothers known as the Banu Musa.

The Book of Ingenious Devices (in Arabic, literally: “The Book of Tricks”) was a large illustrated work on mechanical devices, including automata, published in 850 by the three Iranian brothers known as the Banu Musa.

"Design for the Automata of a Perpetual Flute," from the Kitab fi ma'rifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) by Badi' al-Zaman b. al Razzaz al-Jazari | The Met

"Design for the Automata of a Perpetual Flute," from the Kitab fi ma'rifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) by Badi' al-Zaman b. al Razzaz al-Jazari

vizualize: Water pumping system from Al-Jazari كتاب الحيل - Book of Ingenious Devices - Istanbul, 1206

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Diagram of a hydropowered water-raising machine from The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by Al-Jazari in 1206.

Diagram of a hydropowered water-raising machine from The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by Al-Jazari in

Badi al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari | "Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", from the Kitab fi ma'rifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) by Badi' al-Zaman b. al Razzaz al-Jazari | Islamic | The Met

"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", from the Kitab fi ma'rifat al-hiyal al-handasiyya (Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices) by Badi' al-Zaman b. al Razzaz al-Jazari

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1955. “Figure for Use at Drinking Parties”, Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari. Probably Syrian, dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, “Figure for Use at Drinking Parties”, Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari. Probably Syrian, dated A.

Müneccimbaşı Şeyh Ahmed Dede Efendi Hayatı ve Eserleri – Nihal ATSIZ

Sextant (mushabbaha bi-'l-manātiq) of Taqī al-Dīn. From Al-Ālāt al-rasadiya li-zīj al-shāhinshāhiyya, Library of the Topkapi Palace Museum, Hazine fol.

Folio from an Automata by al-Jazari; recto: Container for dispensing wine; verso: text, A container constructed to dispense a combination of four different wines.    Syria, 1315    Copied by Farrukh ibn Abd al-Latif

Folio from an Automata by al-Jazari; recto: Container for dispensing wine; verso: text, A container constructed to dispense a combination of four different wines. Syria, 1315 Copied by Farrukh ibn Abd al-Latif

Folio from the Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices: a candle clock  Abu’l Izz Isma’il al-Jazari, Author; Farukh ibn ‘Abd al-Latif, Copyist: Syria, 1315

Folio from the Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices: a candle clock Abu’l Izz Isma’il al-Jazari, Author; Farukh ibn ‘Abd al-Latif, Copyist: Syria, 1315

“Phases of the Moon. From a 15th-century Arabic collectaneous manuscript known as the "Kitab al-bulhan" @bodleianlibs.”

History of Astronomy on

Astronomy: the phases of the Moon. From a Arabic collectaneous manuscript known as Kitab al-bulhan.

Study of the moon and stars.  Ottoman miniature from 17th century.   Istanbul.

Emily would love this piece because it is the study of the moon and stars with Ottoman people miniature picture from century. This a type of Istanbul portrait.

"Figure for Use at Drinking Parties", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

the-met-art: “ “Figure for Use at Drinking Parties”, Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari by Badi’ al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari, Islamic Art Medium: Ink,.

Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts in French Higher Education Libraries, Liber Floridus (in French)

Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts in French Higher Education Libraries, Liber Floridus

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