Bodleian Library Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond
Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond

29th Nov 2012 - 28th Apr 2013

Celebrate the beauty of Persian manuscripts, and the stories of human and divine love they tell, in this captivating exhibition featuring more than sixty visually stunning Persian manuscript from the library’s collection. They will include rare examples of 13th- to 18th-century Persian, Mughal Indian and Ottoman Turkish illustrated manuscripts. These magnificently illustrated works come from one of the richest periods in the history of the book and give a fascinating insight into the great artistic and literary culture of Persia and its timeless stories.