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Accession Number:
PNS 65
Hijri Date:
1039 Dhu'l-Qa'da 20
Gregorian Date:
1630 July 1
Gift of Alexander II to the Imperial Public Library in 1876
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
430 x 270 mm
Text Size (h x w):
282 x 153 mm
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Illustrations in ms:
75 ( 3 frontispiece(s) 2 finispiece(s) 61 Shahnama 6 Barzunama 3 other [ Bahman, Faramarznamas ] )
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f. 001v
Frontispiece (verso side) (1630)
f. 002r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1630)
f. 008r
Firdausi at the bathhouse (1630)
f. 015r
Kayumars enthroned (1630)
f. 017v
The Div Khazarvan fights Siyamak (1630)
f. 026v
Faridun brings Zahhak to Mount Damavand (1630)
f. 030v
The King of Yemen receives Faridun's sons (1630)
f. 034r
The murder of Iraj (1630)
f. 040v
Manuchihr kills Salm (1630)
f. 044v
The Simurgh brings Zal to Sam (1630)
f. 049v
Zal sees Rudaba on the roof of her palace (1630)
f. 060r
Sam and Zal leaving for Kabul to meet Rudaba and her family (1630)
f. 061r
The birth of Rustam (1630)
f. 063r
Rustam kills Zal's white elephant (1630)
f. 073v
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1630)
f. 076r
The combat between Rustam and Afrasiyab (1630)
f. 086r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1630)
f. 095v
Kay Kavus airborne (1630)
f. 102r
Suhrab fights Hujir (1630)
f. 111v
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1630)
f. 117v
Siyavush in Sudaba's private quarters (1630)
f. 121r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1630)
f. 130r
Afrasiyab greets Siyavush (1630)
f. 142r
Guruy executes Siyavush (1630)
f. 145v
Faramarz kills Varazad (1630)
f. 152r
Giv finds Kay Khusrau in Turan (1630)
f. 156v
Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv (1630)
f. 166v
Scene from the Faramarznama (1630)
f. 175v
Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham (1630)
f. 197r
Kamus fights Giv (1630)
f. 199v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1630)
f. 207v
Rustam lifts Shangul from his saddle (1630)
f. 209v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1630)
f. 217r
Rustam overthrows Puladvand (1630)
f. 219v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1630)
f. 223v
Manizha entertains Bizhan in the meadows (1630)
f. 232r
Manizha appeals to Rustam (1630)
f. 234v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1630)
f. 239v
Scene from the Barzunama (1630)
f. 249v
Scene from the Barzunama (1630)
f. 253r
Scene from the Barzunama (1630)
f. 265r
Scene from the Barzunama (1630)
f. 280v
Scene from the Barzunama (1630)
f. 285r
Scene from the Barzunama (1630)
f. 296v
Bizhan kills Human (1630)
f. 307v
The third combat: Guraza fights Siyamak (1630)
f. 309r
The eleventh combat: Gudarz fights Piran (1630)
f. 337v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1630)
f. 346r
The coronation of Luhrasp (1630)
f. 350v
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1630)
f. 352r
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1630)
f. 354v
Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat (1630)
f. 357r
Gushtasp enthroned (1630)
f. 375r
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1630)
f. 376r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1630)
f. 388r
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1630)
f. 400r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1630)
f. 405v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1630)
f. 407r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1630)
f. 422r
Scene from the Faramarznama (1630)
f. 426r
Scene from the Bahmannama (1630)
f. 435v
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1630)
f. 438v
Kayd, the King of Hind, tells his dreams to his vizier, Mihran (1630)
f. 451v
Khizr and Ilyas at the Fountain of Life, watched by Iskandar (1630)
f. 463r
Ardashir and Ardavan's daughter enthroned (1630)
f. 467r
Ardashir pours molten lead down the worm's throat (1630)
f. 477v
Ta'ir's daughter falls in love with Shapur while he is fighting with her father in Yaman (1630)
f. 481v
Shapur's night attack on Caesar's camp (1630)
f. 496r
Bahram Gur and Mihr Bandad (1630)
f. 512r
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul (1630)
f. 514r
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1630)
f. 526r
Anushirvan enthroned (1630)
f. 550r
Buzurjmihr advises Anushirvan (1630)
f. 626v
Finispiece (verso side) (1630)
f. 627r
Finispiece (recto side) (1630)