Iskandar with Daryush's tokens

Iskandar with Daryush's tokens

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Iskandar with Daryush's tokens Iskandar takes the polo sticks ball and sesame seed sent by Daryush as a portent of Daryush's impending downfall. A miniature painting from a sixteenth century manuscript of the Sharafnama the first part of Nizami's Iskandarnama a poem on the Alexander romance. Image taken from Sharafnama. Originally published in Bengal probably Gur 1531-1532.

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Keywords: alexander, alexander the great, famous people, group of people, historical, history, iskandar, iskander, people, persian, personalities, sharafnama, token

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