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Penn Library's LJS 422 - [Haft paykar]. = [هفت پيکر]. (Video Orientation)

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10-11-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 422, a lacunose 16th-century copy of a 12th-century romance about the life of Bahrām Gūr, a 5th-century king of Iran; its title (in English, Seven beauties or Seven images) refers to the seven princesses that Bahrām marries, each of whom tells the king a story as part of the narrative.

Written in Iran in the 16th century.

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9954448733503681

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History, Iran, Bahrām V King of Iran -438, Iran -- History -- To 640 -- Poetry, Storytelling, Poetry, Manuscripts Persian -- 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance, Codices (bound manuscripts), Romances (document genre), Fiction, History, Poetry

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Islamic World and Near East History | Renaissance Studies

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