- Walters Ms. W.622, Five poems (quintet)
- Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī, ca. 1253-1325, Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī, امير خسرو دهلوى, No author name given., and Pīr Ḥusayn al-Kātib al-Shīrāzī
- Persian and Arabic
- This is an illustrated and illuminated Safavid copy of the Khamsah (quintet) of Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī (d. 725 AH / 1325 CE), written by Pīr Ḥusayn al-Kātib al-Shīrāzī in 935 AH / 1529 CE. The codex opens with a double-page illuminated frontispiece with verses in honor of the poet Mir (Amir) Khusraw (fols. 1b-2a). There are four illuminated incipit pages introducing the individual poems, and thirteen paintings illustrate the text. The lacquer binding, which is not original to the manuscript, has a hunting scene on the upper and lower boards. The lower board is inscribed yā Shāh Najaf (oh, King of Najaf, i.e. ʿAlī) and is dated 1271 AH / 1854 CE.
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- Walters Art Museum