Illustration from the manuscript of the Romance of Varqa and Gulshah, c1250.

56, 53b: Warqah blessé au lit; une plante sur laquelle il y a deux faucons (?), à droite une servante et, derrière elle, un chien; fond sans couleur.
56, 53b: Warqah wounded in bed; a plant on which there are two falcons (?), to the right a servant and, behind her, a dog; background without colour.

Varqa, wounded by the king of Sham, his second rival for the hand of Gulshah, lies in bed, attended by a servant.

Back to the Coloured Illustrations from the Romance of Varqa and Gulshah
Back to Varqa wa Gulshah, page 6