The Iran Society, founded in 1935

Qajar Painting, Photography, Textiles, Armour

This event will be co-hosted by the Gingko Library to celebrate the publication of Revealing the Unseen: New Perspectives on Qajar Art.   The articles in the first section of the book are dedicated to the arts of painting, illumination and lithography. The second section is also concerned with works on…
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David Blow: Mirrors for Princes – Machiavellian advice to young rulers

Army & Navy Club 36-39 Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom
‘Mirrors for Princes’ are mediaeval prose works of advice for rulers or prospective rulers on how they should exercise kingship. They were usually written by a ruler for the benefit of his son and heir, or by a high-ranking official or a senior religious scholar, in which case they were…
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