MS Browne 1434 p.353

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Illustration depicting the meeting of Layla and Majnun in the desert, surrounded by wild animals. Overcome by emotion, both have fainted. The detail (below) shows a man being attacked by a lion. From p.353 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This scene comes from the third part of the Khamsa, ‘Layla and Majnun’.

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