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Maqamat of al-Hariri Bibliothèque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 6094, dated 619H, 1222-23AD: folio 40r, Abu Zayd disguised as an old woman and al-Harith

Maqamat of al-Hariri Bibliothèque nationale de France, manuscript Arabe 6094, dated 619H, 1222-23AD: folio 49v, Abu Zayd arriving at the mosque

Joos van Cleve - Eleonora of Austria, (1498-1558), Queen of France. date c. 1530-31, Chantilly ; musée Condé (according to the museum in France, this is by van Cleve, but others have it as 'after' or 'attributed to' van Cleve) there are other versions, one without a hat is in Vienna

Brazen Serpent. France 1277-1286. Hebrew. Add.11639. BL by tony harrison, via Flickr

Isabella of Valois (1313-1388) second duchess of bourbon | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Initial D: The Anointing of David (Getty Museum); Bute Master, northeastern France, c. 1270-1280, tempera colors and gold, MS. 46; Within the initial D opening Psalm 26, Samuel anoints David. The heartfelt poetic text on the right reads: Dominus illuminat[i]o mea et salus mea. Quem timebo (The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom will I fear?). On the vine extension, a woman with a drum gracefully sways, her right hand held to her ear (may refer to singing of psalms in devotional…

Catherine of Alexandria, wearing crown, with joined hands raised, stands beside broken wheel | Book of Hours | France, Angers or Nantes | ca. 1440 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Fol. 187v

St. Mary Magdalene: Mary Magdalene Washing the Feet of Christ | Border: Levitation of Mary Magdalene | Hours of Henry VIII, in Latin | Illuminated by Jean Poyer | France, Tours | ca. 1500 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Brooch, France or England 1300-1400 A.D.

Abu Zayd at a wedding banquet at a beggars’ mansion in Cairo in Maqāmāt of al-Hariri, St. Petersburg manuscript C-23, c. 1225-35AD