"A heavy, springless wagon, usually covered with a screen as shelter from the rays of the sun, drawn by oxen or cows, and used throughout north-western and central Asia, India, Turkey, and Russia, wherever Tatars have settled."-Whitney, 1902

Araba

"A heavy, springless wagon, usually covered with a screen as shelter from the rays of the sun, drawn…

A decorative implement for flat surfaces

Arabesque

A decorative implement for flat surfaces

"View of Bagdad." — Goodrich, 1844

Ancient Bagdad

"View of Bagdad." — Goodrich, 1844

An illustration of a Persian man.

Persian Man

An illustration of a Persian man.

"The Post in the Desert. From the painting by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

The Post in the Desert

"The Post in the Desert. From the painting by Horace Vernet." -Rees, 1894

A scene from ancient Egypt, with the pyramids in the background.

Pyramids scene

A scene from ancient Egypt, with the pyramids in the background.

A Saracen on horseback.

The Saracen

A Saracen on horseback.

A Moorish soldier

Soldier

A Moorish soldier