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Accession Number:
PNS 64
Gregorian Date:
17th century (or next)
Ex Duke N.I.Simonich collection, Imperial Public Library in 1868.
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
380 x 230 mm
Text Size (h x w):
259 x 140 mm
Nasta'liq, Thuluth
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Illustrations in ms:
64 ( 63 Shahnama 1 other [ Barkhiyas Div ] )
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Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
Dating Ref:
Gyuzalyan, L.T. & Dyakonov, M.M. Rukopisi Shakh-name v Leningradskikh sobraniiach (Manuscripts of the Shahnama in the collections of Leningrad). Leningrad. Russia.
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f. 012v
Faridun defeats Zahhak
f. 019r
The murder of Iraj
f. 023v
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle
f. 025v
Manuchihr kills Salm
f. 033r
Zal by Rudaba's castle
f. 041r
The mobads question Zal
f. 052v
The birth of Rustam
f. 055v
Rustam catches Rakhsh
f. 057v
The combat between Rustam and Afrasiyab
f. 066r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div
f. 073v
Rustam fights the armies of three Kings
f. 075v
Kay Kavus airborne
f. 079r
Rustam kills Pilsam
f. 082v
Suhrab fights Hujir
f. 089v
The first combat of Rustam and Suhrab
f. 092v
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity
f. 101v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush
f. 110v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab
f. 117r
Siyavush fights Damur
f. 122r
Guruy executes Siyavush
f. 126v
Faramarz captures Surkha, son of Afrasiyab
f. 128r
Rustam kills Pilsam
f. 134r
Giv leads Piran before Kay Khusrau and Farangis
f. 145v
Farud kills Zarasp
f. 148r
Farud shoots Bizhan's horse from under him
f. 156r
Giv captures Tazhav
f. 169r
Kamus fights Giv and Tus
f. 171v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse
f. 173v
Rustam captures and kills Kamus
f. 180r
Rustam kills Gahar Gahani
f. 182r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
f. 185r
Rustam fights Kafur the Cannibal
f. 189v
Rustam overthrows Puladvand
f. 194r
Manizha's nurse speaks with Bizhan
f. 207r
Rustam fights Barkhiyas Div (interpolation)
f. 208r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit
f. 219v
Bizhan kills Human
f. 227v
Giv fights Lahhak and Farshidvard
f. 231r
Giv defeats and binds Guruy Zirih
f. 233r
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran
f. 245v
Kay Khusrau kills Shida
f. 247r
A full scale battle between the armies of Iran and Turan
f. 260r
Kay Khusrau defeats and kills the King of Makran
f. 261r
Kay Khusrau crosses Lake Zara
f. 264r
Hum captures Afrasiyab
f. 265v
The execution of Afrasiyab
f. 285r
Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat
f. 294v
Arjasp defeats Gushtasp
f. 298r
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh
f. 310r
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar
f. 319r
Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters
f. 333v
Rustam and Isfandiyar parley
f. 338r
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar
f. 343v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow
f. 351v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 356r
The execution of Faramarz
f. 371r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara
f. 380v
Iskandar kills Fur
f. 388v
Iskandar kills a dragon
f. 391v
Iskandar encounters Israfil
f. 401r
Ardashir hunts with Ardavan's sons
f. 432r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada
f. 438r
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne
f. 446v
Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth
f. 453v
Bahram Gur hunts lions
f. 462v
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India