Lazzat al-nisâ (The pleasure of women)

Lazzat al-nisâ (The pleasure of women) f. 3v


f. 3v

This woman is called Jukni Batra and she has defeated many men. She says: “I will consider him a man who can have congress with me and is able to do it in a thousand different ways” […] She has bested many philosophers. Now she claims this. If the King allows, let these fast riders show their manliness and quench the fire of her lust. Apart from this she has no other objective. The King ordered to proclaim in the cities that whoever had an interest and say in this matter, come to the court, not waste his talents and show his prowess so that he will be graciously rewarded…
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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