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Enthroned Ruler And His Entourage

Frontispiece of Volume 11 from a copy of Abu'l-Faraj al-Isfahani's Kitab al-Aghani
(Book of Songs) Iraq, Mosul; 610H/1219AD

Cairo, Egyptian National Library, Ms Farsi 579
A prince with two senior figures, tentatively identified as a turbaned Christian bishop and a Turkish military leader with a fur-trimmed hat, on an early 13th-century book of poetry.
p.87, The Third Crusade 1191: Richard the Lionheart, Saladin and the battle for Jerusalem by David Nicolle (Author), Christa Hook (Illustrator)

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