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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