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The Book of Exposition: A Collection of 15th-Century Erotica from the Middle East (1900)

- April 10, 2018 in arabic, erotica, islam, sex, sexology, victorian sexuality

A collection of fifteenth-century erotica from the Middle East, translated with a lengthy opening essay by the anonymous English Bohemian.

The Book of Exposition: A Collection of 15th-Century Erotica from the Middle East (1900)

- April 10, 2018 in arabic, erotica, islam, sex, sexology, victorian sexuality

A collection of fifteenth-century erotica from the Middle East, translated with a lengthy opening essay by the anonymous English Bohemian.

Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing

- June 28, 2016 in al-Qazwini, animals, arabic, bestiary, cosmography, Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing, mythical creatures, mythical monsters, persian, Zakariya al-Qazwini

Images from an exquisitely illustrated Persian translation, thought to hail from 17th-century Mughal India, of Zakariya al-Qazwini's medieval treatise on all things wondrous.