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Themistocles sends Mardonius away from Athens, before the battle of Plataeae in 479 BCE (imaginary representation).
Tags: Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Battle of Plataea (479 BCE), Battles, Central Greece, Costume - Hats and headwear, Ethnic groups, Greece, Greeks, History, Imaginary representations - Reconstructions, Mardonius, Military uniforms, Persians, Shoes and footwear, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations, Themistocles
A prisoner is executed by torture on the orders of Shah Abbas in Persia. On the right, a Portuguese merchant turns his head away from the horrendous sight.
Game of Persian cricket at a public square in Isfahan, as watched by the author.
1. Pearl belonging to the king of Persia. According to the author the pearl was bought from an Arab merchant of Katifa in 1633 for 32.000 toman. 2. Pearl belonging to the Mongol king of India. 3. Pearl sold by the author to the governor of Bengal, uncle of the Mongol king of India. 4. Pearls belonging to the Mongol king of India.
1. Ruby bought by the uncle of the King of the Mongols in India for 90.000 rupees. The ruby was presented to the king on its birthday. 3,4. Rubies belonging to the king of Visapur, India. 5. Ruby belonging to affluent merchant from Varanasi, India. 6. Topaz belonging to the Mongol king of India.
Persian officials take the most beautiful women of the city away to the harem of the shah of Persia.
Tags: Animals, Architecture and built environment, Azerbaijan, Camels, Carriages, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Dogs, Ethnic groups, Harem, Horses, Military officers, Modes of transport, Persia / Iran, Persians, Şamaxı-Shamachy, Social sphere and everyday life, Soldiers, State and military institutions - Diplomatic relations, Women
The Persian diplomatic mission offering its gifts to the Ottoman Sultan in accordance with the protocol.
Persian merchant in front of his shop in the textile avenue of the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul.
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