Illustrations from

Maqāmāt of al-Hariri

Abou Mohammad al-Qāsim ibn ‛Ali ibn Mohammad ibn ‛Ali al-Hariri al-Basri (1054 - 1122) (author).

Bibliothèque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 6094, dated 619H, 1222-23AD

Syria or the Jazira

folio 6r
maqama 01: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 11r
maqama 03: Abu Zayd simulating lameness


folio 13r
maqama 04: Caravan at rest


folio 16r
maqama 05: Abu Zayd attending the banquet at al-Harith's


folio 19r
maqama 06: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 25r
maqama 08: Abu Zayd and his son before the kadi


folio 27v
maqama 09: Abu Zayd and his wife before the kadi


folio 31r
maqama 10: Abu Zayd and his son before the governor


folio 33v
maqama 11: Abu Zayd attending funerals


folio 40r
maqama 13: Abu Zayd disguised as an old woman and al-Harith


folio 49v
maqama 16: Abu Zayd arriving at the mosque


folio 52v
maqama 17: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 55r
maqama 18: Abu Zayd leaving the wedding banquet in Sinjar


folio 59v
maqama 19: Abu Zayd sick


folio 64v
maqama 21: Abu Zayd preaching


folio 68r
maqama 22: Abu Zayd and al-Harith sailing


folio 70v
maqama 23: Abu Zayd before the governor


folio 75v
maqama 24: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 81v
maqama 25: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 82v
maqama 25: Abu Zayd receiving clothing



folio 84r
maqama 26: Abu Zayd receiving al-Harith


folio 93r
maqama 28: Abu Zayd preaching in Samarqand


folio 101r
maqama 30: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 103v
maqama 31: Abu Zayd and pilgrims


folio 106v
maqama 32: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 117r
maqama 33: Abu Zayd the mosque in Tbilisi


folio 120r
maqama 34: al-Harith at the slave market


folio 124r
maqama 35: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 126r
maqama 36: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 130v
maqama 37: Abu Zayd and his son before the kadi


folio 133v
maqama 38: Abu Zayd before the governor


folio 139r
maqama 40: Abu Zayd before the kadi


folio 144v
maqama 41: Abu Zayd preaching


folio 147r
maqama 42: Abu Zayd and listeners


folio 156r
maqama 44: al-Harith invited to lunch


folio 167r
maqama 46: Abu Zayd teacher


folio 174r
maqama 47: Abu Zayd practicing medicine


folio 180r
maqama 49: Abu Zayd and son


folio 181v
maqama 50: Abu Zayd and listeners



Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Arabe 6094


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