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Accession Number:
Cod. pers. 10
Gregorian Date:
16th century (third quarter)
Qazvin or Mashhad
From the property of E. Quatremere.
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 21
Page Size (h x w):
285 x 170 mm
Text Size (h x w):
203 x 115 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
215 ( 215 Shahnama )
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Date last updated:
2016-09-07 12:28
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Dating Ref:
Dachs, K. et al. Das Buch im Orient: Handschriften und kostbare Drucke aus Zwei Jahrtausenden. Ludwig Reichert Verlag. Wiesbaden. Germany.
Origin Ref:
Dachs, K. et al. Das Buch im Orient: Handschriften und kostbare Drucke aus Zwei Jahrtausenden. Ludwig Reichert Verlag. Wiesbaden. Germany.
Illustration Ref:
Dachs, K. et al. Das Buch im Orient: Handschriften und kostbare Drucke aus Zwei Jahrtausenden. Ludwig Reichert Verlag. Wiesbaden. Germany.
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sample page
f. 001v
Illuminated title page (verso side)
f. 002r
Illuminated title page (recto side)
f. 005v
Kayumars enthroned
f. 008v
Jamshid enthroned, carried by Divs
f. 010v
Zahhak enthroned
f. 015v
Faridun with Jamshid's daughters
f. 017v
Zahhak bound on mount Damavand
f. 021r
Faridun tests his sons
f. 025r
The murder of Iraj
f. 027v
Manuchihr enthroned
f. 030r
Scene from the Garshaspnama
f. 032v
Manuchihr kills Salm
f. 037r
The Simurgh bids farewell to Sam's son
f. 038v
Prince Zal is presented to Manuchihr
f. 041v
Zal shoots fowl
f. 043v
Zal by Rudaba's castle
f. 046v
Sindukht learns of Zal and Rudaba
f. 055r
Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr
f. 058r
The birth of Rustam
f. 059r
Sam visits Zal and Rustam
f. 063r
Nauzar enthroned
f. 067r
Nauzar is captured in battle with Afrasiyab
f. 068v
Zal kills Khazarvan in combat
f. 069v
Afrasiyab executes Nauzar
f. 073r
Rustam catches Rakhsh
f. 075v
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt
f. 079v
Kay Kavus enthroned
f. 084r
Rustam's second labour: he finds a spring and kills an onager
f. 085v
Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch
f. 086r
Rustam camps in a field and gets into a fight with the watchman
f. 088r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div
f. 088v
Rustam anoints the eyes of Kay Kavus with the blood of the White Div
f. 090v
Rustam travels to Mazandaran with a message from Kay Kavus
f. 094v
Kay Kavus fights the King of Hamavaran
f. 096v
The King of Hamavaran imprisons Kay Kavus and his men in a mountain
f. 098r
Rustam pulls the King of Sham from his saddle by lasso
f. 108r
Suhrab fights Gurdafarid
f. 111v
Rustam knocks down Tus in the presence of Kay Kavus
f. 114r
Suhrab and Hujir view the Persian camp
f. 116r
Suhrab and Hujir view the Persian camp
f. 120r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab
f. 125r
Tus and Gudarz encounter a maiden in the forest
f. 132r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush
f. 137r
Garsivaz brings gifts to Siyavush from Afrasiyab
f. 142v
Siyavush welcomes Piran
f. 144v
Siyavush displays his archery skill before Afrasiyab
f. 148r
Siyavush marries Farangis
f. 153v
Siyavush fights Guruy Zirih
f. 165v
Mourning for Siyavush
f. 179v
Giv captures Piran
f. 182r
Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv
f. 183v
Kay Kavus receives Kay Khusrau on his arrival from Turan
f. 186v
f. 189v
Kay Khusrau pledges vengeance against Afrasiyab
f. 199r
Farud kills Rivniz
f. 203r
f. 205r
Giv strikes the crown from Tazhav's head
f. 209v
The Turanians defeat the Iranians
f. 211v
Tazhav mortally wounds Bahram
f. 213v
Giv captures Tazhav
f. 215v
Rustam asks Kay Khusrau to pardon Tus
f. 218v
Human fights Tus
f. 220v
Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard
f. 225v
Fariburz marries Farangis
f. 228r
Piran consults the Khaqan of Chin
f. 232r
Kamus fights Giv and Tus
f. 235r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse
f. 237v
Rustam captures and kills Kamus
f. 239r
Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse
f. 241r
Rustam and Piran parley
f. 245r
Rustam reproaches Piran
f. 246v
Rustam lifts Shangul from his saddle
f. 249r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
f. 253r
The Iranians call Rustam to battle against Shangul
f. 259r
Rustam overthrows Puladvand
f. 263r
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea
f. 267r
Bizhan slaughters the wild boar
f. 269v
Bizhan comes to Manizha's tent
f. 271r
Bizhan brought before Afrasiyab
f. 280r
Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau
f. 285r
Rustam fights Barkhiyas Div (interpolation)
f. 286r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit
f. 287v
Rustam and Afrasiyab draw up their battle lines
f. 303v
The armies of Turan and Iran facing each other
f. 307r
Human challenges Gudarz
f. 310v
Bizhan kills Human
f. 315v
Piran writes to Gudarz seeking a truce
f. 320v
Giv fights Lahhak and Farshidvard
f. 324v
The first combat: Fariburz kills Gulbad
f. 325r
Giv defeats and binds Guruy Zirih
f. 325v
Guraza binds Siyamak onto his horse and leads him away
f. 326r
The fifth combat: Ruhham kills Barman
f. 326v
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin
f. 327r
Hujir leads away the horse and body of Sipahram
f. 327vA
The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht
f. 327vB
The ninth combat: Gurgin kills Andariman
f. 328r
The tenth combat: Barta kills Kuhram
f. 328v
The eleventh combat: Gudarz fights Piran
f. 329r
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran
f. 333r
Gustaham kills Lahhak
f. 334v
Kay Khusrau mourns for Piran and the dead Turanians
f. 340r
Afrasiyab sends his son Shida to Kay Khusrau
f. 346r
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground
f. 347v
A full scale battle between the armies of Iran and Turan
f. 350v
Afrasiyab comes to Gang Dizh
f. 355v
Kay Khusrau besieges Gang Dizh
f. 362r
The Turanian prisoners before Kay Kavus
f. 365r
Kay Khusrau crosses Lake Zara
f. 369r
Hum captures Afrasiyab
f. 371r
The execution of Afrasiyab
f. 380r
Kay Khusrau gives advice to the Iranians
f. 382v
Kay Khusrau gives up his throne to Luhrasp
f. 384r
Kay Khusrau's champions lost in the snow
f. 385v
The coronation of Luhrasp
f. 389v
Gushtasp catches Kitayun's eye at Caesar's court
f. 391v
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum
f. 394r
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum
f. 396v
Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat
f. 398v
Luhrasp receives Zarir and Gushtasp on their return from Rum
f. 406v
The battle between Gushtasp and Arjasp
f. 410r
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh
f. 413v
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains
f. 417r
Arjasp's army sacks Balkh
f. 419v
Jamasp releases Isfandiyar
f. 422v
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar
f. 425v
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves
f. 426r
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions
f. 427r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon
f. 428r
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress
f. 429r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh
f. 430v
Isfandiyar's sixth labour: he escapes from a snow storm
f. 433r
Isfandiyar's sisters recognize him in merchant's clothes
f. 435r
Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters
f. 436v
The execution of Kuhram and Andariman
f. 439v
Isfandiyar demands the kingdom from his father Gushtasp
f. 444v
Bahman delivers Isfandiyar's message to Rustam
f. 446v
Rustam and Isfandiyar parley
f. 449r
Rustam boasts before his trial of strength with Isfandiyar
f. 458r
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar
f. 459v
Rustam and Isfandiyar fight again
f. 462r
The Simurgh healing Rakhsh's wounds
f. 465r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow
f. 468r
Isfandiyar mourned
f. 474r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 476r
Faramarz leads his army against the Shah of Kabul
f. 478v
Bahman fights Faramarz
f. 479v
f. 483v
Rashnavad finds Darab asleep by a ruined castle
f. 487r
f. 488r
The third battle between the armies of Iskandar and Dara
f. 491r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara
f. 494r
Iskandar enthroned
f. 500v
Iskandar kills Fur
f. 503v
Iskandar visits Qaydafa disguised as a messenger
f. 507r
Iskandar in the land of the Brahmins
f. 508r
Iskandar sees the marvels of the eastern sea
f. 511v
Iskandar encounters Israfil
f. 512v
Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog
f. 514v
Iskandar returns from China
f. 518r
Iskandar dies in Babylon
f. 525r
The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir
f. 529r
Ardashir pours molten lead down the worm's throat
f. 531v
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game
f. 533v
f. 544v
Ta'ir beheaded before Shapur
f. 549r
The King of Rum captive before Shapur
f. 553v
f. 556r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada
f. 558r
A sea monster kills Yazdagird
f. 562v
Bahram Gur enthroned
f. 571v
Bahram Gur skewers a doe and buck while hunting
f. 573r
Bahram Gur and Mahyar listen to Arzu's harp playing
f. 577r
Bahram Gur hunts lions
f. 589v
Bahram Gur kills a wolf in India
f. 595r
Shangul entertains Bahram Gur
f. 599v
Piruz and his army fall into a pit and die
f. 607r
Anushirvan executes Mazdak and his followers
f. 616v
Anushirvan receives Mihras, Caesar's envoy
f. 619v
Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin
f. 621v
Buzurjmihr under the tree with the speaking snake
f. 626r
Anushirvan's first majlis for Buzurjmihr
f. 630r
Anushirvan executes Zarvan and the Jew
f. 632r
Anushirvan dictates an answer to the Khaqan's letter
f. 637v
Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter
f. 643r
Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess
f. 647r
Gav and Talhand's forces fight for a second time
f. 650r
Gav looks at Talhand's body on the battlefield
f. 654r
f. 659r
f. 664v
Caesar's envoys before Anushirvan
f. 666v
f. 669v
f. 672r
Hurmuzd enthroned
f. 679r
Bahram Chubina sends Sava Shah's head to Hurmuzd
f. 681v
f. 682v
Bahram Chubina fights Parmuda, the son of Sava Shah
f. 684r
f. 685v
The Khaqan of Chin and Shah Hurmuzd parley
f. 687v
Bahram Chubina at the castle of the Fortune Teller
f. 692r
Ayin Gushtasp is murdered
f. 693v
Khusrau Parviz enthroned
f. 695v
Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina meet
f. 698r
Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz
f. 700r
f. 706v
f. 707v
The Rumis make a talisman
f. 718r
The angel Surush rescues Khusrau Parviz
f. 719v
f. 722r
f. 723v
Bahram Chubina kills Maqatura
f. 725r
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion
f. 728v
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina
f. 731v
Gurdiya kills Tuvurg
f. 738v
Khusrau and Shirin
f. 746r
Shiruy (Qubad) enthroned
f. 759v
Yazdagird III enthroned
f. 760r
Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam