The Persian Alexander: The First Complete English Translation of the Iskandarnāma
I. B. Tauris
Cover image: Iskandar sending a letter to the Indian King Fur. Image taken from Shāhnāma. Originally published/produced in Isfahan, Iran, 1630–40. (© The British Library Board, I.O. ISLAMIC 1256)
I reworked this image extensively for the cover design, and have since reworked a number of manuscript paintings for various covers for the I. B. Tauris Middle East History list. Here’s the original.