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Illustrations from the manuscript of the Romance of Varqa and Gulshah, c.1250.

13, 15a: Scène de la lutte du père de Warqah et de Rabī‘; derrière eux leurs écuyers et un lapin entre eux; fond rouge.
13, 15a: Scene of the struggle of Warqah's father and of Rabī‘; behind them their squires and a rabbit; red background.

Rabi ibn Adnan fights Varqa's Father.

The young Rabi appears as an armoured horse archer (left) while Varqa's aged father (right) is a white-bearded lancer riding a fully caparisoned horse.


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