- De situ Dunelmi : manuscript poem
- Junius, Franciscus, 1589-1677
- English, Old (ca.450-1100)
- 20 lines of Old English alliterative verse describing the city of Durham, England, and mentioning St. Cuthbert and the Venerable Bede. Following the poem are 2 1/2 lines in prose relating to St. Cuthbert. Dealer's correspondence with Neil Ker, a paper by Donald K. Fry, "A newly discovered version of the Old English poem DURHAM," 1992; and a paper by Daniel Paul O'Donnell, "Junius's knowledge of the Old English poem DURHAM," accompany the text.
- English literature and English literature
- Durham (England)
- Old English, ca. 450-1100
- 1640 to 1677
- Stanford University Libraries
- Walters Ms. W.686, Single leaf of an old man kneeling
- Riz̤ā–yi ʿAbbāsī
- This Safavid drawing of an old bearded man is inscribed with the name of the famous Persian artist Riz̤ā–yi ʿAbbāsī (d. 1044 AH / 1634 CE). The name of the artist, written in black nastaʿlīq script, appears in the lower right corner of the page. It was produced in the middle of the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE in Iran. Such drawings are often framed by poetic verses. This example is surrounded by panels of verses from a poem by ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Jāmī (d. 898 AH / 1492 CE). It has been suggested that the man depicted is meant to represent the poet Jāmī himself.
For full description, see http://www.thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W686/description.html
- 1640 to 1660
- Walters Art Museum