Iskandar's search for the 'Water of Life'
Ottoman, c.1500AD



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İskender'in hayat suyunu araması, Hamse, ykl. 1500
Iskandar's (Alexander the Great) search for the 'Water of Life', from a Hamse (quintet, Persian: Khamsa), c. 1500AD
An unfinished illumination.



See also A scene with courtiers portrayed as 15th century Ottomans from Küllüyat-ı Katibi, TSM R.989, c.1450–60 AD
Frontispiece of a 15th-century Ottoman Sulayman-Name
Ottoman Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers



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