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An illustration in the 1305-14
Jami‛ al-Tawarikh
by Rashid al-Din.

Universal History

or Compendium of Chronicles

Ğāmi‛ al-tavārīḫ. Rašīd al-Dīn Fazl-ullāh Hamadānī

Mahmud of Ghazni receiving a richly decorated robe of honour from the Caliph al-Qadir


A larger image of f.121r, Mamud ibn Sebuktegin, Ghaznavid ruler, receiving a robe of honour from the Caliph al-Qadir Bi'llah, in 1000AD, miniature from the ‘Jami' al-Tawarikh’ of Rashid al-Din. Edinburgh University Library, MS. Or. 20.


Mahmud of Ghazni receiving a richly decorated robe of honour from the caliph al-Qadir in 1000.
Il-Khanid: Tabriz
Edinburgh University Library, MS. Or. 20

Title: Ms Or 20 f.121r Muhmud ibn Sebuktegin receives a robe of honour from the caliph al-Qadir Bi'llah in 1000, miniature from the 'Jami' al-Tawarikh' of Rashid al-Din, c.1307
Creator: Islamic School, (14th century)
Description: Rashid al-Din (1247-1318); 'History of the World'; attributed to the Luhrasp Master;
Location: Edinburgh University Library, Scotland



Referenced as Figure 2. in Sultans with Horns: The Political Significance of Headgear in the Mamluk Empire by Albrecht Fuess
Maḥmūd of Ghaznah donning a khilʿah sent by the caliph al-Qāhir in A.D. 1000.



5. Mahmūd of Ghazna donning a Khilʿa sent by the Caliph al-Qahir in 1000 A.D. as depicted in a manuscript of Rashīd al-Dīn’s Jāmiʿ al-Tawārīkh
(Edinburgh University Library).
Source: Fig. 5, Arab Dress. From the dawn of Islam to Modern times by Smirna Si

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