The Prophet on Buraq

The Prophet on Buraq

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Caption: The Prophet mounted on Buraq and escorted by angels passing over the Kaaba. A miniature painting from a fifteenth century manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa ('Five Poems'). Image taken from Khamsa. Originally published in Herat 1494-1495.

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Keywords: 1494-1495, angel, archangel, artwork, buraq, illustration, islam, islamic, khamsa, mambos, persian, prophet, religion, religious and spiritual role, religious concepts and movements, supernatural being

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