Illustration from

the story of Bayad and Riyad, 13th century

Vatican City, Bibliotheca Apostolica, manuscript Vaticano arabo 368 (riserva)

f. 31r. Image of Bayad playing chess with a relative of the Old (the qarib) and image of the Old who visited them.



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