Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Shahin’s Ardashir namah, [17th century]

Shahin’s Ardashir namah, [17th century]

One picture depicts Shah Ardashir in his harem, with dancers, musicians, and his wives. The other picture shows Queen Istir [Esther] giving birth to Kurush (King Cyrus), her son by Shah Ardashir.

Item Details

  • Date 17th century
  • Notes

    Image of MS. 8270, folio 4v and 154r (Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary). Item information based on source data from CIJOH.

  • Collections Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History
  • Repository Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History (1194-P-2000, 1195-P-2000)
  • Restrictions Use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite the Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History as the current repository.
  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 31 August 2015
  • Record no. 1025A168
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