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Illustration from

Nihayat al-su'l, 1371

a manual of horsemanship and military practice.



folio 134. This illustration involves an exercise whereby the rider is holding a sword in each hand, leaving the reins free on the horse's neck.

folio 134. 'Illustration of a horseman with a sword in his left hand and its tip under his left arm pit'

Title: Nihāyat al-su'l wa-al-umnīyah fī ta'allum a'māl al-furūsīyah Aqṣarā'ī, Muḥammad ibn 'Īsa ibn Ismā'īl al-Ḥanafī [140r] (291/602)
Date: 10 Muḥarram 773 (AH, Hijri qamari)
Written in: Arabic
Extent and Format: Codex; ff. ii+292+ii
Holding Institution: British Library: Oriental Manuscripts
Copyright for document: Public Domain
Qatar Digital Library
Executed under the Mamelukes, in Syria or Egypt, 1371AD. British Library, Add. 18866.


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