The Archangel Gabriel proclaims to Muhammad the 8th Surah of the Qur’an

from: Siyer-i Nebi („The Life of the Prophet“), Istanbul, c. 1002-03 d. H./ c. 1594–95 u. Z.

Paris, Musée du Louvre, MAO 708

from: Siyer-i Nebi („The Life of the Prophet“), Istanbul, c. 1002-03 AH/ c. 1594–95 CE

Paris, Musée du Louvre, MAO 708

Format: 37,3 x 27,2 cm

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