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

A young Mohammed being recognized by the monk Bahira


A larger image of a young Mohammed being recognized by the monk Bahira.


Il-Khanid: Tabriz, 1307
Edinburgh University Library, MS. Or. 20

Ms Or 20 f.43v The youthful Muhammad recognised by the monk Bahira, 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 Master of Scenes from the Life of the Prophet;
Location: Edinburgh University Library, Scotland
Medium: vellum

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