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List of Illustrations

List of Illustrations L I S T O F I L L U S T R A T I O N S Razmnama (Book of War): Illustrated pages, in opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, from a Mughal manuscript in the John Frederick Lewis Collection of Oriental Miniatures, Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia cover and frontispiece [detail]; page 57 Karna Slays the Kaikeya Prince Vishoka Although Karna is the half-brother of the Pandavas, he fought against them in the Great War. Here, Karna wears a crown befitting his kingly status and slays Prince Vishoka, an ally of the Pandavas. The two figures in turbans--one holding a bow, the other a raised sword--are probably Draupadi's brother Dhristadyumna and her son Shatanik. Both will later be killed dishonorably by Ashwatthama in the Night Raid. Ascribed to Khemana (possibly Khemana Santara). page ix Hindu and Muslim Scholars Translate the Mahabharata from Sanskrit into Persian Probably the first illustration in the 1589­1599 Razmnama, this is the only painting in the manuscript whose subject is contemporary to Emperor Akbar's reign. Here, Muslim scholars (in the upper half of the painting) and Hindu Brahmans (in the lower half) collaborate on translating the Mahabharata from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Manoa University of Hawai'I Press

List of Illustrations

Manoa , Volume 22 (1) – May 28, 2010

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L I S T O F I L L U S T R A T I O N S Razmnama (Book of War): Illustrated pages, in opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper, from a Mughal manuscript in the John Frederick Lewis Collection of Oriental Miniatures, Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia cover and frontispiece [detail]; page 57 Karna Slays the Kaikeya Prince Vishoka Although Karna is the half-brother of the Pandavas, he fought against them in the Great War. Here, Karna wears a crown befitting his kingly status and slays Prince Vishoka, an ally of the Pandavas. The two figures in turbans--one holding a bow, the other a raised sword--are probably Draupadi's brother Dhristadyumna and her son Shatanik. Both will later be killed dishonorably by Ashwatthama in the Night Raid. Ascribed to Khemana (possibly Khemana Santara). page ix Hindu and Muslim Scholars Translate the Mahabharata from Sanskrit into Persian Probably the first illustration in the 1589­1599 Razmnama, this is the only painting in the manuscript whose subject is contemporary to Emperor Akbar's reign. Here, Muslim scholars (in the upper half of the painting) and Hindu Brahmans (in the lower half) collaborate on translating the Mahabharata from

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Published: May 28, 2010

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