Illustration from

Maqamat of al-Hariri

St.Petersburg manuscript C-23 of c. 1225-35

Abu Zayd at a wedding banquet at a beggars’ mansion in Cairo.


A detail of Abu Zayd at a wedding banquet at a beggars’ mansion in Cairo.


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Scene from Maqama 30
Source: Orality, writing and the image in the Maqamat: Arabic illustrated books in context, by Alain George.


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