Figure 1: The title of Sinan's text on the first page of MS 3306 and the first line of the text on the top of folio 132r.
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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: 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: Artistic impression of Ali Al-Qushji ©Bunyamin Kara.
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