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The simurgh is depicted in Iranian art as a winged creature in the shape of a bird, gigantic enough to carry off an elephant or a whale. It appears as a kind of peacock with the head of a dog and the claws of a lion; sometimes however also with a human face. The simurgh is inherently benevolent and unambiguously female. This giant birdlike creature is so old that it has seen the world destroyed three times over, and thus possesses the knowledge of all the ages.

Conference of the Birds by Fariduddin Attar - The simurgh is depicted in Iranian art as a winged creature. This giant birdlike creature is so old that it has seen the world destroyed three times over, and thus possesses the knowledge of all the ages.

Conrad Veidt possibly The Passing of the Third Floor Back 1935

Conrad Veidt The Passing of the Third Floor Back 1935

Conrad Veidt and Joan Crawford. A Woman's Face (1941)

Joan Crawford playing the piano, with Conrad Veidt, in A Woman’s Face A Woman’s Face proves that when encouraged to dig deeply and think out line readings, Crawford could be tremendously.

CONRAD VEIDT 1920

Hans Walter Conrad Veidt (January Berlin – April Los Angeles), German actor best known for his roles in the films The.

Conrad Veidt and Joan Crawford. A Woman's Face (1941)

Joan Crawford playing the piano, with Conrad Veidt, in A Woman’s Face A Woman’s Face proves that when encouraged to dig deeply and think out line readings, Crawford could be tremendously.

Conrad Veidt

Conrad Veidt

[Conrad Veidt]; Trude Fleischmann (American, born Austria, 1895 - 1990); 1925; Toned gelatin silver print; 10.3 x 8.4 cm (4 1/16 x 3 5/16 in.); 90.XM.104.4; Copyright: Status undetermined

Conrad Veidt - photo by Trude Fleischmann (American, born Austria, 1895 - Toned gelatin silver print;

Conrad Veidt , 1929, photo by Edward Steichen

Conrad Veidt , 1929 by Edward Steichen. German actor, probably now most famous for his early role in 'The Cabinet of Dr Caligari' and much later, when he had moved to Hollywood, his part in 'Casablanca'.

Conrad Veidt - The curse and the power of the eyes - The Thief of Bagdad 1940

Conrad Veidt - The curse and the power of the eyes - The Thief of Bagdad 1940

A Hunter Stroking his Falcon (gouache on paper), Persian School, (17th century) / Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

A Hunter Stroking his Falcon (gouache on paper), Persian School, century) / Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library