Les Merveilles..

The wondrous and the miraculous, never the ordinary. 

The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence

Abu Yahya Zakariya’ ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini (1203-1283) was a Persian physician, astronomer, geographer, legal expert, judge, and author. His famous cosmography bridges science, myth and fantasy while covering the fields of geography, astronomy, astrology and natural history. Al-Qazwini divided the known universe into three spheres..

Water-- the seas, fish, the distant islands and their strange inhabitants.

The Heavens which included stars, planets and angels.

and the Earth, composed of animals, vegetables and minerals.