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The execution of Mazdak

The execution of Mazdak

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The execution of Mazdak before Nushirwan. The arch-heretic and communist has been hoisted on a gallows by his feet and is being shot full of arrows. Image taken from Shahnama. Originally published in Isfahan, Iran, 1630-1640.

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