Ottoman Book Culture : Laylá va Majnūn

Alisher Navoiĭ, 1441-1501

Ottoman Book Culture

<p style='text-align: justify;'>A version in Chagatai Turkish of the love story of Layla and Majnun, by Alî Şîr Nevâʿî of Herat, with two miniatures in the Herat style. It was originally part of a Khamsa (quintet). Other manuscripts from the same set are in the Bodleian Library, these were copied in Afghanistan in 890 AH (1485 CE).</p>

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