Illustrations from

'Book of Fixed Stars' (Kitāb suwar al-kawākib al-ṯābita)
by ‛Abd al-Rahman ibn ‛Umar al-Ṣūfī.

Copenhagen ms Arabe 83
3 Dhū ’l-Hijja 1010 AH [25 May 1602]
Medina
Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek


Copied by Muhammad al-Maghribī from a copy dated 404 AH [1013/14) which was based on al-Sufi’s own copy.


folio 19. Cepheus



folio 21v. Bootes



folio 25. Heracles



folio 31v. Cassiopea



folio 34v. Perseus



folio 37v. Auriga



folio 41. Serpens & Serpentarius



folio 43. Sagitta


folio 50v. Andromeda



folio 52v. Andromeda



folio 53v. Andromeda



folio 76v. Virgo



folio 93. Aquarius



folio 101v. Orion



folio 112. Argo navis



Sources: Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek . PDF

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