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Layla bint Mahdi

character in the romantic story of Layla and Majnun


LailaLayla al-Aamiriya

Depicted by

Nezami Ganjavi
Persian poet

Depicted in

Layla and Majnun
manuscript1501-1600
Laila u Majnun
codex1560-1599
Page from a dispersed muraqqa‘, or album, depicting Layla visiting Majnun in the wilderness, with Persian verses in nasta’liq script on the reverse
painting1651-1700
Layla visits Majnun among the animals
manuscript1751-1800

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