Ursa Minor (Dubb Ashgar). Two representations of bears: the top one depicts the smaller bear, as seen on a celestial globe; the bottom one is a mirror image, as seen in the heavens.

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Title
Ursa Minor (Dubb Ashgar). Two representations of bears: the top one depicts the smaller bear, as seen on a celestial globe; the bottom one is a mirror image, as seen in the heavens.
Names
Sûfî, 'Abd al-Rahmân ibn 'Umar (903-986) (Author)
Muhammad Bâqir al-Hâfiz (active 1630-1633) (Calligrapher)
Hasan ibn Sa'd al-Qâ'înî (active 1633) (Translator)
Abû al-Fath Manûchihr Khân, governor-general of Mashhad (active 1624-1664) (Sponsor)
Collection

Tarjumah-i suwar al-kawâkib

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1630 - 1633 (Approximate)
Place: Mashhad?
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Pers. ms. 6
Genres
Manuscripts
Illuminations
Physical Description
Extent: Toe images on one page. 8 x 10 cm [top]; 7.2 x 10.5 cm [bottom].
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
Persian
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c7b03d0-c6d0-012f-5252-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1630: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ursa Minor (Dubb Ashgar). Two representations of bears: the top one depicts the smaller bear, as seen on a celestial globe; the bottom one is a mirror image, as seen in the heavens." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1630 - 1633. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6f989620-9f6e-0137-0ca1-0c98534e5fbd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ursa Minor (Dubb Ashgar). Two representations of bears: the top one depicts the smaller bear, as seen on a celestial globe; the bottom one is a mirror image, as seen in the heavens." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6f989620-9f6e-0137-0ca1-0c98534e5fbd

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1630 - 1633). Ursa Minor (Dubb Ashgar). Two representations of bears: the top one depicts the smaller bear, as seen on a celestial globe; the bottom one is a mirror image, as seen in the heavens. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6f989620-9f6e-0137-0ca1-0c98534e5fbd

Wikipedia Citation

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Ursa Minor (Dubb Ashgar). Two representations of bears: the top one depicts the smaller bear, as seen on a celestial globe; the bottom one is a mirror image, as seen in the heavens.