Lazzat al-nisâ (The pleasure of women)

Lazzat al-nisâ (The pleasure of women) Hastini - f. 11v

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Hastini - f. 11v

Her qualities are that while walking she does not move gracefully, but her passion is extreme. Her movements are like that of an elephant. Her hair is red and she is coarse-faced. Her body, fingers, legs and buttocks are plump and big. Her neck is short and slender and her nose is long and wide-nostriled. Her eyes are large and her soles are small and strong…


Translation of the text of the Lazzat al-nisâ by:
Willem Floor (Independent Scholar)
Hasan Javadi (University of California, Berkeley)
Hormoz Ebrahimnejad (University of Southampton)

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