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Scholars at their studies in the library of Bokhara

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Education, Famous landmarks, Historical articles, History, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Religion on Friday, 20 November 2015

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This restrained and elegant picture shows Islamic scholars at their studies in the library of Bokhara, one of the great libraries of Europe, and especially so after the city’s conversion (three times) to Islam, after a long period of Persian cultural hegemony.

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Scholars at their studies in the library of Bokhara, one of the most famous of all the Islamic libraries

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