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Iraq: The Archangel Israfil. Illustration from Zakariyi ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini, ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudaut (Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing) c. 1250 CE
Abu Yahya Zakariya' ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini (born 1203 - died 1283), was a Persian physician, astronomer, geographer and proto-science fiction writer.

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