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Abbas Ali is attacked, fetching water in the Euphrates.
Hadikat us-suada of Fuzuli.
British Library Ms. Oriental 12009, folio 233


Or. 12009, f.233
Caption: Abbas Ali, trying to obtain water from the Euphrates for Huseyin's followers, is attacked by the black-hooded Umayyid army. Abbas Ali has a water skin slung round his neck and his horse, standing in the river, is drinking. Border designs of a simurgh, clouds, ducks, wolf, hare, plants and a kylin. A miniature painting from a manuscript of Hadikat us-suada, a history of the holy martyrs of the Prophet's family
Title of Work: Hadikat us-suada.
Shelfmark: Or. 12009
Author: Fuzuli
Place and date of production: Turkey, late 16th/early 17th century
British Library



Bataille de Kerbala (Irak), 10 oct. 680 / Victoire du calife omeyyade Yazid Ier sur le petit-fils du prophète, Husayn
Abbas Ali est attaqué, en allant chercher de l’eau dans l’Euphrate.
Du Hadikat us-suada de Fuzulî (Mehmed Bin Suleyman) (Histoire des Martyrs de la famille de Mahomet). Ms. Oriental 12009, fol. 233 London, British Library.

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Battle of Kerbala (Iraq), 10 October 680AD / Victory of the Umayyad Caliph Yazid I over the Prophet's grandson, Husayn.
Abbas Ali is attacked, fetching water in the Euphrates.
From the Hadikat us-suada of Fuzuli (Mehmed Bin Suleyman) (History of the Martyrs of the family of Mahomet). Ms. Oriental 12009, fol. 233 British Library, London.



Referenced on p.29, Armies of the Ottoman Turks, 1300-1774 by David Nicolle & Angus McBride
'Abbas Ali in the River Euphrates'. Turkish miniaturists were often concerned with realistic details than were the artists of Iran. This painting of c.1600 shows Arab warriors like those who served as Ottoman auxiliaries. (Hadikat üs-süada by Fûzulî, Ms. Or. 12009, Brit. Lib., London)

From the same manuscript: 'The stronghold where Muslim ibn Akil had taken refuge, being stormed by the army of Ubeydullah.'. Hadikat us-suada of Fuzuli. British Library Ms. Oriental 12009, folio 166



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