Do you know more about this? The appearance of this date at the end of this inscription that is two years prior to the date of completion of the astrolabe itself is curious but should arouse no suspicion. The rete is decorated with complex foliate tracery and its surface is silvered, creating a beautiful contrast with the gilt-surfaces of the plate, rim and throne. This astrolabe, by Muhammad Mahdi, is a masterpiece of Safavid metalwork. Both these men are well-known members of the prolific school of instrument-making that flourished in seventeeth-century Isfahan.
Beyond his personal charisma, Isma'il's descent from the mystic Shaykh Safi al-. history of the reign of the Safavid shah entitled Naqdwat al-dtharfi dhikr al-.
spectively Isma'il's spiritual mentor, Khalifa Bek (Khadim Bek Talishi), had.
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Safavid historical sources and perhaps the most widely known, the Thrtkh-i liothek N. F. 50 [Flugel ]); History of Shah cAbbas I and Shah Safi, by an Hasan Khadim Bistami, which recounts the feats of the governor of Astarabad.
Sam Mirza (Persian: سام میرزا), better known by his dynastic name of Shah Safi (Persian: شاه صفی), was the sixth Safavid shah (king) of Iran, ruling from
The alidade itself is non-functional, lacking as it does the scales that would serve the markings in the upper left and right of the back. Inscribed on the band of the Tropic of Capricorn are a series of Persian verses, forming a poem that describes the components of the astrolabe metaphorically.
Again such devices appear on astrolabes and quadrants in the ninth and tenth century. The rete is relatively simple but distinguished by an upper equatorial bar corresponding to the standard lower one.
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|Ihre Browserversion ist veraltet. A magnetic compass, with glass cover and silvery casing has been inserted in the throne at the back. An unusual feature are the two contiguous semi-quatrefoils between the upper ecliptic ring and the upper equatorial bar.
The last verse gives the date as AH AD. Along the rim is an inscription relating to the '14 protected ones' the prophet, his mother Fatima, and the 12 Imams of duodecimal Shi'ism.
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5 6 dār al-ḥuffāz, 10 11 'Shah Tahmasb greets the exiled Humayun,' Photo: Khadim Bayat. Genealogy for MAKHDOOM SHAH KHADIM SAFI (MAZAR AT SAFIPUR) (deceased) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of.
The fonds of foliation that constitute the star-pointers are marked only with the names of the appropriate stars.
The surface of the mater is elaborately engraved with a geographical gazetteer for 78 localities. Along the rim is an inscription relating to the '14 protected ones' the prophet, his mother Fatima, and the 12 Imams of duodecimal Shi'ism. On the back of the instrument, amongst various scales, curves and tables, is the signature of the maker: 'Ibn Muhammad Amin Muhammad Mahdi al-Khadim al-Yazdi, indigent in front of God the All-Sufficient, may He forgive him'.
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The alidade itself is non-functional, lacking as it does the scales that would serve the markings in the upper left and right of the back.