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




70, 69b: La visite du Prophète au tombeau; il est assis sur un trône, à droite Abu Bakr et 'Othmàn, ses amis et caliphes futures, à gauche le roi de Shām debout, derrière lui un serviteur (?); fond rouge.
70, 69b: The visit of the Prophet to the tomb; he is seated on a throne, to the right Abu Bakr and Uthman, his friends and future caliphs, to the left the king of Shām standing, behind him a servant (?); red background .

One year after the tragedy, the Prophet Mohammad passes by the place and hears about Varqa and Gulshah. Next




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