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The Buddhist Goddesses Tara and Chunda | Uttar Pradesh, 9th C https://t.co/UUTDGHg7Eu https://t.co/yUeWKN971e
Retweeted by Jamal JafriConstantinople was captured by the #ottomanempire #OTD 567 years ago. This charter was issued by the #sultan thre… https://t.co/WfgClpbBKI
Retweeted by Jamal JafriMy 99 year old phuppi prepares food packets for migrant workers in Bombay. https://t.co/jYQtmJZx8k
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#19thcenturymumbaikars Nakhoda Mohd.Ali bin Mohd. Husein Roghay. Philanthropist, business partner of Sir Jamshetji… https://t.co/5sdsA8RXUA
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#Kangra 19th C; A beautiful portrait of a man. At British Museum @ssharadmohhan @PunjabiRooh @PropitiousOn3O https://t.co/GkDGv3AHaC
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5/30
2020
In pre-Islamic Arabia women worked as healers frequently. Zaynab of the tribe of Awd, for instance, worked as a p… https://t.co/Mge19ISVXy
Retweeted by Jamal JafriThat women did a lot of work in paediatrics and gynaecology also appears from al-Rāzī's (died 925) Kitāb al-Ḥāwī. H… https://t.co/9Lkrt2XTGX
Retweeted by Jamal JafriWomen worked together with male physicians, too. Al-Rāzī, for instance, advises a physician on how to guide a woman… https://t.co/aamucZq9gi
Retweeted by Jamal JafriWomen played important roles in health care in the classical Islamic world. A thread on female health practitioner… https://t.co/9tFEXu7qho
Retweeted by Jamal JafriWhat makes Ethiopian Christianity unique is the belief that #Ethiopia is the New #Zion. The Ark of the Covenant was… https://t.co/0CHYOfooNc
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSeries XXVI: #MonumentsofIndia Itmad-ud-daula‘s Tomb, Agra built between 1622-28. This Mughal funerary sepulchre b… https://t.co/FBFZAqfB1l
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri1. Today marks the 362nd anniversary of the #BattleofSamogarh; one of the most decisive (and defining), land-battle… https://t.co/t3m5dIQjnt
Retweeted by Jamal JafriA 15-minute podcast on the importance of vitamin D https://t.co/ksiABZB2uC
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5/29
2020
@Peachtreespeaks @tawairkh @ssharadmohhan @PropitiousOn3O @mohd_ridakhan @MohdMuzzammilK @IndoIslamicPagehttps://t.co/q8EQ2CykiS @PunjabiRooh Thanks Paji 🙏🏾 link for anyone else who wants to order https://t.co/ro5ox51UTk
Retweeted by Jamal JafriThe iconic 'Come September' on sitar !! This tune has been recreated by many bollywood music directors . https://t.co/jqLus6rY1t
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @King2121Charles @BeardyHowse Yes indeed!Guler 18th C; Vishnu with Lakshmi. After the Yog Nidra. At Reitberg Museum. “This soul is of its own nature, pure,… https://t.co/hs8Apsql6h
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri9th cent. BC el kurru napatan royal cemetery , sudan the oldest of the five major nubian cemeteries of the kingdo… https://t.co/pjQLLs9tm7
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri300BC-200AD from karanog -meroitic era, kush -stelae of a nubian couple; Meteye (white skirt with a swastika) and… https://t.co/CYr04btYDj
Retweeted by Jamal JafriI love reading about #Colonial projects of cataloguing natural world of 'The Orient'. One of my favourites is a mid… https://t.co/IN9cb3T5hH
Retweeted by Jamal JafriA RARE #KASHAN MINAI BOWL DEPICTING FARIDUN, KAVA AND ZAHHAK, #PERSIA, LATE 12TH/EARLY 13TH CENTURY of rounded form… https://t.co/L5f3zlCBtt
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSeries XXIII: #MonumentsofIndia #LehPalace, #Ladakh, also known as Lechen Palkhar, Early 17th Cen CE, Built by the… https://t.co/Qa3vfoIsuZ
Retweeted by Jamal JafriLove these two paintings by Sita Ram of the Adina Mosque in Pandua. The #mosque was finished in 1375 CE by Sikandar… https://t.co/Ku6QTuzzls
Retweeted by Jamal JafriCelebrating the genius #Firdawsi who died 1000 years ago today with illustrations of some of the best known stories… https://t.co/ckp2wugyf6
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5/28
2020
A new Bactrian inscription from Jaghori, Afghanistan https://t.co/56Ep8H0ZfJ
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#Map of Bushire, 1856: #Persian text in rough shikastah describing Fort Abushahr or Bushahr, its layout, architectu… https://t.co/sYAliIOkse
Retweeted by Jamal JafriIn Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan more than 500 Sogdian graffiti were also recorded & few in other Iranian scripts & la… https://t.co/OUUXk5j4e5
Retweeted by Jamal JafriIn Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan more than 2,000 Brahmi & about 100 Kharosthi inscriptions (in "Buddhist" Sanskrit and… https://t.co/KrVRvuDXKt
Retweeted by Jamal JafriExplore our galleries street view style from anywhere in the world with Google Arts & Culture. You can also browse… https://t.co/5HfnBKIjhr
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @DaakVaak During the late 1940s, S H Raza visited Kashmir several times, painting a number of landscapes. Here is o… https://t.co/QgKFEhvVRZ
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSH Raza's early townscapes are very different from what would grow to be his characteristic style later in life - y… https://t.co/9yYsFBwcgJ
Retweeted by Jamal JafriTreatise on Surgery, translated from a Persian original, which had been composed during the reign of the Mongols of… https://t.co/qVTUqAkADK
Retweeted by Jamal JafriFriends do join this session. A pleasure for me to have conversation with historian, columnist & Political science… https://t.co/BUCmeIe5kn
Retweeted by Jamal JafriThe portrait of Mughal Emperor Babur, known as Bobur Mirzo in the Uzbek language & Babür Şah in Turkish. This por… https://t.co/JSAEKEweR0
Retweeted by Jamal JafriThere are over 500,000 manuscripts in #Ethiopia housed in churches & monasteries located in remote places. The exac… https://t.co/muK6kzGzwy
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @Bhopalee @Meenakari8 Which website did you try?
5/27
2020
Series XXIV: #MonumentsofIndia Rock relief set on granite boulder measuring approx. 30m x 15m facing east in… https://t.co/5jMOBaoTcl
Retweeted by Jamal JafriBFI archival footage available to stream for free now -until May 31 on Vimeo with code. (See website).
Retweeted by Jamal JafriStill #stayinghome, #SocialDistancing, and #workingfromhome. Stay safe! @BLAsia_Africa IO Islamic 3540 #Persianhttps://t.co/oPujlEV6XJ
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5/26
2020
@IndiaArtHistory @MKapoorOfficial @kamlesm @ssharadmohhan @WhiteMughalsFan @DalrympleWill "The halo is also found i… https://t.co/KBXPrBvd7k
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#EidMubarak Reminded of #MunshiPremchand's short story Eidgah today. Brilliantly evocative, powerful & even more r… https://t.co/bjGeiMNadk
Retweeted by Jamal JafriDeer are considered to be the sacred messengers of Shinto deities and are often depicted in mandalas, as seen here.… https://t.co/FphsGw5Q30
Retweeted by Jamal JafriNew Podcast ‼️ @quizzicalguy discusses the life of the mighty Mughal emperor Akbar the Great 🎧: https://t.co/8s2TftLOv9
Retweeted by Jamal JafriHappy Eid al-Fitr to everyone celebrating today! This 19th-century gouache painting from India shows people rejoici… https://t.co/V9x0cQBvmM
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri“FOR THE FIRST six centuries after his death, the Buddha was never depicted in human form. He was only ever represe… https://t.co/UQ9yOT8fvO
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri“The Kushans, as if racing to meet their destiny as the bridge between East and West, would go on to become the qui… https://t.co/8erOojWsyX
Retweeted by Jamal JafriWhen is a Clove a Clove? — Peppercorn Rents Indonesian spices in medieval European texts are frequently misidentif… https://t.co/RIh9hYlAx4
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @BeardyHowse Missing drain hole covers--a common sight in India, again stolen for the scrap value.Chakma Raja:A Buddhist King in Pakistan & a mother-son faceoff. Fascinating & very interesting write up by Prashant… https://t.co/Y8UMXQkW5x
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#Eid in 2020 , Mubarak to all! May we get out of these troubles soon! https://t.co/n4FAIybIf9
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @GuzashtaLakhnau @IndoIslamicPage @ssharadmohhan @zarafshan @IndiaArtHistory @ambrin_hayat @cyber_idiazhttps://t.co/Ll4nUn9DdE @SaifKha32051471 @GuzashtaLakhnau @IndoIslamicPage @ssharadmohhan @zarafshan @IndiaArtHistory @ambrin_hayathttps://t.co/SPa4JKxdpc @nupur_uk @_mwaseem_ @mrehanasad79 @EvolveLeadLove @AmberMDarr @iamrana @drraja_ And Eid Mubarak to you and your loved ones! @usharamachandra And the same to you and your loved ones! @ObaidullahK @GuzashtaLakhnau @IndoIslamicPage @ssharadmohhan @zarafshan @IndiaArtHistory @ambrin_hayathttps://t.co/m12t2LkrvwEid Mubarak.. Prayers for everyone, Prayers for peace @dpanikkar @JAJafri @PropitiousOn3 @farida_art @tuhfatulhind 💐 https://t.co/fCNx1fixTc
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5/25
2020
@GuzashtaLakhnau @IndoIslamicPage @ssharadmohhan @zarafshan @IndiaArtHistory @ambrin_hayat @cyber_idiazhttps://t.co/iyhABqkPei @EponymousBreeze Also, see: A review of the original principles, religious and moral, of the ancient Bramins: compr… https://t.co/oCmnJ4TD0e
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @EponymousBreeze Also, see: A review of the original principles, religious and moral, of the ancient Bramins: compr… https://t.co/oCmnJ4TD0eA very early printing of John Zephaniah Holwell’s ‘Chartah Bhade Shastah of Bramah’, produced from supposed Hindu t… https://t.co/92aWaZD70B
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5/24
2020
@farridnejad @JAJafri @SushmaJansari @Yael_Rice @tuhfatulhind @DalrympleWill @MENALibAHS @parsikhabarhttps://t.co/Ld70ilEYpL
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @sanjayuvacha In fact such was Shivaji’s love for Persian that he asked his court poet Raghunath Pandit to compile… https://t.co/EdTUqb2gHu
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @vsengupta @sanjayuvacha @iamrana On 12 April 1822, Raja Rammohun Roy started India's first Persian-language newspa… https://t.co/EUTgc1fNCK
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Retweeted by Jamal JafriYesterday’s live convo with colleagues and me @ClevelandArt on two of my favorite pieces in the collection now on… https://t.co/oX9LM6nSBS
Retweeted by Jamal JafriAstonishing to know that 60% of all PhD theses ever submitted in the UK are digitised and available to download in… https://t.co/B2JiDoqsXk
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5/22
2020
Interesting if true. Many scholars have argued that Natives of America are related to the old confederation of Tur… https://t.co/Px2b5xsvfY
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri1890: That is the famed town of Bethlehem market place! Details are amazing on the original version! Source:… https://t.co/xXukhGHydW
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#Manaku 1740, #Dhruv becomes #DhruvTara or the #PoleStar. #BhagwatPuran & #VishnuPuran. The mantra recited by Dhruv… https://t.co/SukGOamrT5
Retweeted by Jamal JafriOnce, #Urdu #film #magazines were plentiful, each with loyal readerships. But #Shama was the best, writes Yasir Ab… https://t.co/NUGf0JTWSt
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSeries XXII: #MonumentsofIndia #ChandBaori, #Abhaneri, #Rajasthan. 9th Cen CE; built by king Chanda of Nikunbha dy… https://t.co/dLVOh6kcHE
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#Kangra Hand 1760; Raja Kirat Prakash of #Sirmaur #Nahan in #Himachal. (1764-1770) At Walter Art Museum.… https://t.co/C1lm8HL3uA
Retweeted by Jamal JafriTaʾrīkh Al-Sūdān (chronicle of the sudan) written by Al-Saʿdi' in Timbuktu in 1655AD #randomxt -Bibliothèque de l'I… https://t.co/yhgsE2JBkj
Retweeted by Jamal JafriNew on the platform: a Colonial Office album of 1898 photographs, of the commission fixing the new border between H… https://t.co/iR4gmK44Kf
Retweeted by Jamal JafriFor #InternationalMuseumDay we're sharing a watercolour copy of the great mural by 'Abdallah Khan formerly in the N… https://t.co/yjhptk2n1O
Retweeted by Jamal JafriTHE BATTLE OF BADR #TIMURID #HERAT, #AFGHANISTAN, CIRCA 1425 From the Majma' al-Tawarikh of Hafiz-i Abru https://t.co/HV8qtFX185
Retweeted by Jamal JafriPlease join me in conversation with @BuzzFeedNews acclaimed Global Women's Rights reporter @NishSwish Nishita Jha t… https://t.co/NWl8uGOKm1
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri8/11. What about the transition from parchment to paper, which is cheaper and more fragile than parchment. Accordin… https://t.co/4GpZaUocPU
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5/21
2020
raftagāñ meñ jahāñ ke ham bhī haiñ sāth us kāravāñ ke ham bhī haiñ Count us among those who are lost to this world… https://t.co/1j7BL7YQSN
Retweeted by Jamal JafriInvitation.. https://t.co/rR0ACMXgj4
Retweeted by Jamal JafriMembers of the Chitral Scouts, 1920 The Chitral Scouts were raised in 1903. Commanded by British officers on secon… https://t.co/jFA5jGhK7y
Retweeted by Jamal JafriSeries XXI: #MonumentsofIndia #KangraFort, Dist. #Kangra, #HimachalPradesh. Earliest reference goes back to pre-Is… https://t.co/VFtGJyGXN3
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri @Peachtreespeaks @GuzashtaLakhnau @DalrympleWill @iamrana @errfanseye @hemantsarin @tawairkh @MohdMuzzammilKhttps://t.co/lmx1q1vxxvPeshawar in 1867. A Chromolithograph by William Simpson. Simpson described Peshawar as a raw frontier town, "with… https://t.co/e86aSWmRHH
Retweeted by Jamal JafriThe Sun Worshipper. The Emperor Akbar. Mughal, 1600. Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. https://t.co/QrZmmOgjk8
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5/20
2020
@rhaplord Thank you, you are most kind! @laaleen @ambrin_hayat @_mwaseem_ lovely piece on @MishalHusain and her paternal grandfather private secretary to S… https://t.co/xaT2V7q6mD
Retweeted by Jamal Jafri#JamesPrinsep Lithograph 1820-30 at #Benaras. 1. Ram Leela procession : Bharat Milaap. 2. Ram Leela being performed… https://t.co/vKCnoq4bnO
Retweeted by Jamal JafriFlash for all Indian Medieval & Mughal history scholars, enthusiasts, fans & collectors. Please let me know if you… https://t.co/CDBf3k7vKG
Retweeted by Jamal JafriCOLUMN: THE 'RESTLESS HEART' https://t.co/Ml8NQoZRdO @JAJafri @MayaramArvind @iamrana @ranjithoskote
Retweeted by Jamal JafriA remarkable portrait of the Orientalist with his Native Interlocutors https://t.co/5YpSZmMoqB
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5/19
2020
"Oliver van Hecke, a lecturer at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, urged cau… https://t.co/v44FgtGpFr"Darker skin types have been shown to synthesise vitamin D from sunlight less efficiently, which raises the risk of… https://t.co/5T9ce0t0Tl“Established science already tells us the crucial role vitamin D plays in the immune system & in protecting against… https://t.co/w1LoDulUYN"The odds of being diagnosed with Covid-19 were far greater for ethnic minorities (up by 66 per cent) and those wit… https://t.co/wOCg5g8mgC"Darker skin types...synthesise vitamin D from sunlight less efficiently, which raises the risk of deficiency in no… https://t.co/jlyDUNxDpaIkhlas Khan. Bijapur, 1650. British Library. https://t.co/sUIxS5SXTD
Retweeted by Jamal JafriLadies Playing #Chess(?), attributed to Har #Jaimal, #Nurpur, #Kangra School c.1760: https://t.co/JcBZuZPDl8https://t.co/DmEtmAp8v3
Retweeted by Jamal JafriFour #Moors(#Africans) Playing #Chess, one playing the harp, #AlphonsoX's Book of Games~1270 #Madridhttps://t.co/HSFujSQDDe
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5/18
2020

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