Najaf: Scribes

Date: 1589

A manuscript of the Hümāyūnnāme of ʿAli Çelebi, dated Jumada II 997 (April-May 1589), was copied in Baghdad by Muhammad Ishaq Baghdadi, resident of Najaf (ms. Arkeoloji Müzesi no. 198, Istanbul). See also: Bookbinders; Painters; Paper Makers.

Citation: Melis Taner, Caught in a Whirlwind: A cultural History of Ottoman Baghdad as reflected in its illustrated Manuscripts, Arts and Archaeology of the Islamic World 15 (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2020), p. 190 (Appendix 2).