Qays Ibn al-Mulawwah

Arab poet or the character of the romantic fiction Layla and Majnun


MajnunМаджнунМаҷнунقيس بن الملوحQays ibn al-Mulawwaḥ al-´Āmirī Maǧnūn Laylāقیسقیس بن ملوحMəcnunKays b. Mulavvah

Depicted by

Nezami Ganjavi
Persian poet

Depicted in

Layla and Majnun
manuscript1501-1600
Laila u Majnun
codex1560-1599
Page from a dispersed muraqqa‘, or album, depicting Layla visiting Majnun in the wilderness, with Persian verses in nasta’liq script on the reverse
painting1651-1700
Layla visits Majnun among the animals
manuscript1751-1800
Majnun on a camel
painting1801-1900

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