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Accession Number:
Ms. 4893
Hijri Date:
1136 Ramadan 30
Gregorian Date:
1724 June 22
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
335 x 225 mm
Text Size (h x w):
220 x 150 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Various lacunae
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
52 ( 3 frontispiece(s) 48 Shahnama 1 other [ Kuknama ] )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
Dating Ref:
Piemontese, A.M. Catalogo dei manoscritti persiani conservati nell Biblioteche d'Italia. Rome. Italy.
Illustration Ref:
Piemontese, A.M. Catalogo dei manoscritti persiani conservati nell Biblioteche d'Italia. Rome. Italy.
Illustration in archive - 52     (back to top)
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f. 010r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1724)
f. 010v
Miscellaneous preliminary material (1724)
f. 011r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1724)
f. 066r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1724)
f. 075r
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1724)
f. 087v
Scene from the Barzunama (1724)
f. 096r
Scene from the Barzunama (1724)
f. 107r
Bizhan kills Human (1724)
f. 120r
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1724)
f. 131v
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1724)
f. 134v
The birth of Rustam (1724)
f. 143r
Scene from another epic (1724)
f. 168r
Kay Kavus airborne (1724)
f. 182r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1724)
f. 209v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1724)
f. 231v
Farud kills Zarasp (1724)
f. 239r
Rivniz dies, but Bahram saves his crown (1724)
f. 256r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1724)
f. 260r
A full scale battle between the armies of Iran and Turan (1724)
f. 291v
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1724)
f. 295v
Gushtasp enthroned (1724)
f. 305r
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains (1724)
f. 312r
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1724)
f. 312v
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1724)
f. 314r
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1724)
f. 314v
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1724)
f. 316v
Isfandiyar kills Gurgsar during the seventh labour (1724)
f. 335r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1724)
f. 337r
Isfandiyar mourned (1724)
f. 340v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1724)
f. 351r
Iskandar enthroned (1724)
f. 363v
Iskandar encounters Israfil (1724)
f. 366v
Approaching Babylon Iskandar meets Gushbistar (1724)
f. 371r
Ardashir hunts with Ardavan's sons (1724)
f. 373v
Ardavan led captive before Ardashir (1724)
f. 377r
Ardashir hangs Haftvad and his eldest son Shahuy (1724)
f. 394v
Yazdagird the Sinner enthroned (1724)
f. 396v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1724)
f. 398v
A sea monster kills Yazdagird (1724)
f. 400v
Bahram Gur, Munzir and Nu'man receive a Persian delegation at Jahrum (1724)
f. 402r
Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions (1724)
f. 405v
A drunken shoemaker rides on Bahram Gur's escaped lion (1724)
f. 411r
Bahram Gur and Mahyar listen to Arzu's harp playing (1724)
f. 440v
Anushirvan receives the delegation from Gilan (1724)
f. 464r
Anushirvan sits before the chessboard sent by the Raja of Hind (1724)
f. 470r
Talhand dies on the back of his elephant during the battle (1724)
f. 491v
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1724)
f. 510r
Bahram Chubina enthroned (1724)
f. 528r
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1724)
f. 530v
The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz (1724)
f. 540r
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1724)
f. 548v
The miller assassinates Yazdagird (1724)