Illustrations in an early 14th century copy of
Jami‛ al-Tawarikh
by Rashid al-Din.

Universal History

or Compendium of Chronicles

Ğāmi‛ al-tavārīḫ. Rašīd al-Dīn Fazl-ullāh Hamadānī

The Diez Album


A battle scene



Cavalry pursue enemies



Cavalry pursue enemies




Ruler on an elephant



Mourning a ruler




Negotiations



A lord travelling




Ruler on campaign



Execution




Khan and Khatun talking





The Ilkhan handing out rewards




Enthronement of a Mongol ruler
(Left)



Enthronement of a Mongol ruler
(Right)




A celebration at court




Mongol riders with prisoners



A woman complaining to the ruler



Preparations for a festival



Astronomers or astrologers
at work



Ghazan Khan's mausoleum



Enthronement of a Mongol ruler



Enthronement of a Mongol ruler



A prince studying the Koran



Birth of a prince



Enthronement of a Mongol ruler



Enthronement of a Mongol ruler



Conquest of Baghdad, 1258



Conquest of Baghdad, 1258


Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Orientabteilung, MS Diez A Fol. 70. Rashid-ad-Din's Gami' at-tawarih. Tabriz (?), 1st quarter of 14th century.
The Jami‛ al Tawarikh (compendium of chronicles), was in four parts: (1) the history of the Mongols from Jenghis Khan to the death of Ghazan (2) a history of Öljeytü, followed by a long universal history from Adam, the biblical patriarchs and the ancient kings of Persia to Muhammad and the caliphs; (3) the 'Five Dynasties' of the Arabs, the Jews, the Mongols, the Franks and the Chinese; and (4) a geographical compendium.
Source: Dschingis Khan und seine Erben
Reference: Encyclopaedia Iranica

Also from the Diez Album:

The horseman in the mountains




Other Illustrations of Ilkhanid Mongols and Successors in 14th Century Persia and surrounds

Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers