Figure 1: First page of the Arabic manuscript of Kitab fi al-Jadari wa-‘l-Hasaba. Source: The Leiden University Library.
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Figure 1: The region of Tabaristan, today the north of Iran. (Source).
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Figure 1: A miniature page of al-Firdawsî's Shahnama indicating the birth of Rustam. Source: Topkapi Palace Library, MS H 1479.
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Figure 1: An Ottoman miniature showing a game of Matrak invented by Nasuh ‘Ali al-Silahi al-Matraqi. Source: Topkapi Palace library in Istanbul, MS H 1344.
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Figure 1: A sample page of Al-Shirāzī's Durrat al-Tāj. Suleymaniye Library, Ayasofya, MS 2405.
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