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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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