Illustrations from

Maqamat of al-Hariri

(Abou Mohammad al-Qāsim ibn ‛Ali ibn Mohammad ibn ‛Ali al-Hariri al-Basri)
Copied and illustrated by Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasti

Bibliothčque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 5847, 1237AD

folio 166r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.166r: maqama 50
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 164v Abu Zayd in the mosque of Basra
Abū Zayd dans la mosquée de Basra
f.164v: maqama 50
Abu Zayd in the mosque of Basra
folio 162v Abu Zayd dying and his son
Abū Zayd mourant et son fils
f.162v: maqama 49
Abu Zayd dying and his son
folio 160v Abu Zayd dying and his son
Abū Zayd mourant et son fils
f.160v: maqama 49
Abu Zayd dying and his son
folio 158v Abu Zayd in the mosque
Abū Zayd dans la mosquée
f.158v: maqama 48
Abu Zayd in the mosque
folio 156r Abu Zayd demanding money
Abū Zayd réclamant l'argent
f.156r: maqama 47
Abu Zayd demanding money
folio 155v Abu Zayd demanding money
Abū Zayd réclamant l'argent
f.155v: maqama 47
Abu Zayd demanding money
folio 154v Abu Zayd practicing medicine
Abū Zayd pratiquant la médecine
f.154v: maqama 47
Abu Zayd practicing medicine
folio 152r Abu Zayd teaching
Abū Zayd enseignant
f.152r: maqama 46
Abu Zayd teaching
folio 148v Abu Zayd teaching
Abū Zayd enseignant
f.148v: maqama 46
Abu Zayd teaching
folio 146r Abu Zayd before the Kadi
Abū Zayd devant le cadi
f.146r: maqama 45
Abu Zayd before the Kadi
folio 143r Abu Zayd fleeing
Abū Zayd s'enfuyant
f.143r: maqama 44
Abu Zayd fleeing
folio 140r al-Harith invited to the meal
al-Hārith invité au repas
f.140r: maqama 44
al-Harith invited to the meal
folio 139v al-Harith invited to the meal
al-Hārith invité au repas
f.139v: maqama 44
al-Harith invited to the meal
folio 138r Abu Zayd and al-Harith arriving in a village
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith arrivant dans un village
f.138r: maqama 43
Abu Zayd and al-Harith arriving in a village
folio 134r Abu Zayd sleeping and al-Harith
Abū Zayd endormi et al-Hārith
f.134r: maqama 43
Abu Zayd sleeping and al-Harith
folio 133v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.133v: maqama 42
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 131v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.131v: maqama 42
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 130v Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith
Abū Zayd quittant al-Hārith
f.130v: maqama 41
Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith
folio 130r Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
f.130r: maqama 41
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
folio 126r The Kadi doing justice
Cadi rendant justice
f.126r: maqama 40
The Kadi doing justice
folio 125r Abu Zayd before the Kadi
Abū Zayd devant le cadi
f.125r: maqama 40
Abu Zayd before the Kadi
folio 122v Queen giving birth
La reine accouchant
f.122v: maqama 39
Queen giving birth
folio 121r The Mysterious Island
L'īle mystérieuse
f.121r: maqama 39
The Mysterious Island
folio 120v Abu Zayd and al-Harith before the king's palace
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith devant le palais du roi
f.120v: maqama 39
Abu Zayd and al-Harith before the king's palace
folio 119v Abu Zayd and al-Harith sailing
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith naviguant
f.119v: maqama 39
Abu Zayd and al-Harith sailing
folio 118r Abu Zayd before the Governor
Abū Zayd devant le gouverneur
f.118r: maqama 38
Abu Zayd before the Governor
folio 117v Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.117v: maqama 38
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 114v Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi
Abū Zayd et son fils devant le cadi
f.114v: maqama 37
Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi
folio 110r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.110r: maqama 36
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 107r Abu Zayd before the Kadi
Abū Zayd devant le cadi
f.107r: maqama 34
Abu Zayd before the Kadi
folio 105r al-Harith in the slave market
al-Hārith au marché aux esclaves
f.105r: maqama 34
al-Harith in the slave market
folio 103r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.103r: maqama 33
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 101r The singer and the herd of camels
La chanteuse et le troupeau de chameaux
f.101r: maqama 32
The singer and the herd of camels
folio 100v Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.100v: maqama 32
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 95r Abu Zayd and pilgrims
Abū Zayd et pčlerins
f.95r: maqama 31
Abu Zayd and pilgrims
folio 94v Caravan of pilgrims
Caravane de pčlerins
f.94v: maqama 31
Caravan of pilgrims
folio 92r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.92r: maqama 30
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 91v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.91v: maqama 30
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 90r Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
Abū Zaydr, son fils et al-Hārith
f.90r: maqama 29
Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
folio 89r Abu Zayd and merchants asleep
Abū Zayd et marchands endormis
f.89r: maqama 29
Abu Zayd and merchants asleep
folio 86r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.86r: maqama 28
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 84v Abu Zayd preaching in Samarqand
Abū Zayd prźchant ą samarqand
f.84v: maqama 28
Abu Zayd preaching in Samarqand
folio 79r Abu Zayd writes
Abū Zayd écrivant
f.79r: maqama 26
Abu Zayd writes
folio 77r Abu Zayd receiving al-Harith
Abū Zayd recevant al-Hārith
f.77r: maqama 26
Abu Zayd receiving al-Harith
folio 76r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.76r: maqama 25
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 75r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.75r: maqama 25
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 74v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.74v: maqama 25
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 69v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.69v: maqama 24
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 67v Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
Abū Zaydr, son fils et al-Hārith
f.67v: maqama 23
Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
folio 64r Abu Zayd before the Governor
Abū Zayd devant le gouverneur
f.64r: maqama 23
Abu Zayd before the Governor
folio 63v Abu Zayd before the Governor
Abū Zayd devant le gouverneur
f.63v: maqama 23
Abu Zayd before the Governor
folio 61r Abu Zayd and al-Harith boating
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith naviguant
f.61r: maqama 22
Abu Zayd and al-Harith boating
folio 59r Abu Zayd preaching
Abū Zayd prźchant
f.59r: maqama 21
Abu Zayd preaching
folio 58v Abu Zayd preaching
Abū Zayd prźchant
f.58v: maqama 21
Abu Zayd preaching
folio 57r Abu Zayd weeping over his declining virility
Abū Zayd pleurant sur sa virilité déclinante
f.57r: maqama 20
Abu Zayd weeping over his declining virility
folio 56r Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.56r: maqama 20
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 55v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.55v: maqama 20
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 53r Abu Zayd sick
Abū Zayd malade
f.53r: maqama 19
Abu Zayd sick
folio 52v Abu Zayd sick
Abū Zayd malade
f.52v: maqama 19
Abu Zayd sick
folio 51r Abu Zayd travelling
Abū Zayd voyageant
f.51r: maqama 18
Abu Zayd travelling
folio 50v Abu Zayd leaving the wedding banquet in Sinjar
Abū Zayd quittant le banquet de mariage ą Sinjar
f.50v: maqama 18
Abu Zayd leaving the wedding banquet in Sinjar
folio 48r Abu Zayd complaining
Abū Zayd se plaignant
f.48r: maqama 18
Abu Zayd complaining
folio 47v Abu Zayd attending the wedding banquet in Sinjar
Abū Zayd assistant au banquet de mariage ą Sinjar
f.47v: maqama 18
Abu Zayd attending the wedding banquet in Sinjar
folio 46v Abu Zayd and his listeners
Abū Zayd et ses auditeurs
f.46v: maqama 17
Abu Zayd and his listeners
folio 44r Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet
Abū Zayd saisissant sa besace
f.44r: maqama 16
Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet
folio 43v Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet
Abū Zayd saisissant sa besace
f.43v: maqama 16
Abu Zayd grabbing his wallet
folio 42r Abu Zayd arrives at the mosque
Abū Zayd arrivant ą la mosquée
f.42r: maqama 16
Abu Zayd arrives at the mosque
folio 41r Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith
Abū Zayd quittant al-Hārith
f.41r: maqama 15
Abu Zayd leaving al-Harith
folio 40r Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.40r: maqama 15
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 38r Abu Zayd leaving the pilgrims
Abū Zayd quittant les pčlerins
f.38r: maqama 14
Abu Zayd leaving the pilgrims
folio 37v Abu Zayd and his son
Abū Zayd et son fils
f.37v: maqama 14
Abu Zayd and his son
folio 35r Abu Zayd disguised as an old woman and al-Harith
Abū Zayd déguisé en vieille femme et al-Hārith
f.35r: maqama 13
Abu Zayd disguised as an old woman and al-Harith
folio 33r Abu Zayd at the tavern of Anah
Abū Zayd ą la taverne d'anah
f.33r: maqama 12
Abu Zayd at the tavern of Anah
folio 31r al-Harith travelling
al-Hārith voyageant
f.31r: maqama 12
al-Harith travelling
folio 30v al-Harith travelling
al-Hārith voyageant
f.30v: maqama 12
al-Harith travelling
folio 29v Funeral
Funérailles
f.29v: maqama 11
Funeral
folio 27r Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
Abū Zaydr, son fils et al-Hārith
f.27r: maqama 10
Abu Zayd, his son and al-Harith
folio 26r Abu Zayd and his son before the Governor
Abū Zayd et son fils devant le gouverneur
f.26r: maqama 10
Abu Zayd and his son before the Governor
folio 25r Abu Zayd and his wife before the Kadi
Abū Zayd et son épouse devant le cadi
f.25r: maqama 09
Abu Zayd and his wife before the Kadi
folio 22r Abu Zayd admitting the ruse to the Kadi
Abū Zayd avouant la ruse au cadi
f.22r: maqama 08
Abu Zayd admitting the ruse to the Kadi
folio 21r Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi
Abū Zayd et son fils devant le cadi
f.21r: maqama 08
Abu Zayd and his son before the Kadi
folio 19r Procession at the end of Ramadan
Procession ą la fin du Ramadan
f.19r: maqama 07
Procession at the end of Ramadan
folio 18v Abu Zayd entering the mosque of Maragha
Abū Zayd entrant dans la mosquée de Marāgha
f.18v: maqama 07
Abu Zayd entering the mosque of Maragha
folio 16r Abu Zayd dictating a letter
Abū Zayd dictant une lettre
f.16r: maqama 06
Abu Zayd dictating a letter
folio 14v Abu Zayd admitting his lie
Abū Zayd avouant son mensonge
f.14v: maqama 05
Abu Zayd admitting his lie
folio 13v Abu Zayd and his son
Abū Zayd et son fils
f.13v: maqama 05
Abu Zayd and his son
folio 12v Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
f.12v: maqama 05
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
folio 11v al-Harith discovering the message of Abu Zayd
al-Hārith découvrant le message d'Abū Zayd
f.11v: maqama 04
al-Harith discovering the message of Abu Zayd
folio 10r Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
f.10r: maqama 04
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
folio 9v Caravan at rest
Caravane au repos
f.9v: maqama 04
Caravan at rest
folio 8v Abu Zayd simulating lameness
Abū Zayd simulant la claudication
f.8v: maqama 03
Abu Zayd simulating lameness
folio 7r Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
f.7r: maqama 03
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
folio 6v Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
Abū Zayd reconnu par al-Hārith
f.6v: maqama 02
Abu Zayd recognized by al-Harith
folio 5v Abu Zayd at the library of Basra
Abū Zayd ą la bibliothčque de Basra
f.5v: maqama 02
Abu Zayd at the library of Basra
folio 4v Abu Zayd and al-Harith
Abū Zayd et al-Hārith
f.4v: maqama 02
Abu Zayd and al-Harith
folio 3v Abu Zayd, al-Harith and his disciple
Abū Zayd, al-Hārith et son disciple
f.3v: maqama 01
Abu Zayd, al-Harith and his disciple
folio 2r al-Hamadhanī?
Hamadhānī (al-) ?
f.2r: frontispiece
al-Hamadhanī?
folio 1v
Harīrī (al-) ?
f.1v: frontispiece
al-Hariri?


Source: Bibliothčque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Arabe 5847


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