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          1 –  The Arts of the Mongols

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 The Arts of the Mongols  

by Shelia S. Blair 

“A monstrous and inhuman race of men,” Mathew Paris called the Mongols in the 12th century. They “feed on raw flesh, and even on human beings,” he wrote in his history, Chronica Majora.” They are incomparable archers,…impious and inexorable men.”  

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Monumentality under the Mongols: The Tomb of Uljaytu at Sultaniyya 

4th chapter of  “Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art ” book

by Shelia S. Blair

Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013

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