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Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch
 
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Istanbul, Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi Kutuphanesi (in index)
 
H. 1479 (in index)
 
12 - Kay Kavus (150 years)
 
Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch
 
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Details
Manuscript:
H. 1479
Scene:
Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch
English Title:
Rustam eats with the witch and then ;assoes it

Rubric:
418, 452
Dimensions (h x w):
85 x 160 mm
Format:
Rectangular into the columns
Hijri Date:
731 Safar 20
Gregorian Date:
1330
School:
Shiraz
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2013-12-17 16:26
Record Status:
Ready to upload to website
 
Public Notes
The picture shows two successive episodes in the same frame: on the left Rustam playing the lute and dining with the witch in her guise as a beautiful maiden; on the right him lassoing her in her appearance as a hag.

Editions
Mohl Bertel's Khaleghi- Motlagh Dabir-Siyaqi
Chapter Kay Kavus (150 years) Kay Ka'us - Mazandaran (918) Kay Ka'us - Mazandaran (885) Kay Ka'us (1212)
First Line 418 397
Break Line Before 436 415
Break Line After
Last Line 494 471
 
References
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.