"He taught him horsemanship, archery and how to wield lasso, rein and stirrup, and what and when and how, the rites of of convivial society, of formal ceremony and the symposium; hawking, falconry and how to hunt with the cheetah; what was justice or the lack of it; what the throne and the crown meant; how to deliver orations and how to go to war and lead an army."
The Shahnameh (courtesy of R.A.W.)
Friday, July 06, 2012
I hope you all had an enjoyable Independence Day. I am in California on business, and was able to catch fireworks at Long Beach Harbor with my daughter and her family. You can see the Queen Mary in the middle of the pic.