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


FIG. 40.-65, 64a: Warqah mort (il est sur un lit), son serviteur et deux cavaliers; fond rouge avec des figures en noir.
FIG. 40.-65, 64a: Warqah dead (he is on a bed), his servant and two horsemen; red background with black figures.

On the way Varqa meets a physician whom he asks to cure him of the pain he is suffering. But the physician says only reunion with his beloved will cure him. Varqa prays for God to take his soul since he can not bear to be separated from Gulshah. Varqa dies. Next



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