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Iskandar and the Qipchaq, ALEXANDER, Alexander the Great, FAMOUS PEOPLE, Female, females, ISKANDAR, iskander, Marriage, People, People, PERSONALITIES, Wedding, Woman, Women
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Iskandar and the Qipchaq

Iskandar trying to persuade the women of Qipchaq to veil their faces by setting up a carving of a veiled bride. A miniature painting from a sixteenth century manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa ('Five Poems'). Image taken from Khamsa. Originally published/produced in India, 1595. Author Nizami Khamsa, Illustrated by Mukund.
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© British Library Board / Robana / Art Resource, NY
Image Reference:
009358
Image size:
4320 X 6815 px
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