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H. 1479
Istanbul, Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi Kutuphanesi (in index)
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Accession Number:
H. 1479
Hijri Date:
731 Safar 20
Gregorian Date:
1330 December 10
Husain b. 'Ali b. al-Husain al-Bahmani
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
6 x 34
Page Size (h x w):
377 x 291 mm
Text Size (h x w):
288 x 229 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Various lacunae
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illustrations in ms:
95 ( 2 frontispiece(s) 93 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
General Ref:
Norgren, J. & Davis, E. Preliminary index of Shah-nameh illustrations. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor. USA.
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Folio Ref:
Inal, G. Topkapi Sarayi Muzesindeki Sehname Yazmalarinin Minyaturleri Uzerindi Analitik Calisma. (March 1972) Istanbul. Turkey.
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f. 004v
Frontispiece (verso side) (1330)
f. 005r
Frontispiece (recto side) (1330)
f. 011v
Faridun tests his sons (1330)
f. 024r
The birth of Rustam (1330)
f. 028r
Rustam pursues the Turanians (1330)
f. 029r
A minstrel div tempts Kay Kavus to invade Mazandaran (1330)
f. 030v
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion (1330)
f. 031v
Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch (1330)
f. 032r
Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang (1330)
f. 032v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1330)
f. 034r
The King of Mazandaran changes himself into a rock (1330)
f. 041v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1330)
f. 046v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1330)
f. 051v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1330)
f. 054v
Human attacks Rustam to allow Afrasiyab to escape (1330)
f. 059r
Kay Khusrau praised by the elders (1330)
f. 063r
The Iranians mourn Farud (1330)
f. 068v
Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard (1330)
f. 073v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1330)
f. 074v
Rustam captures and kills Kamus (1330)
f. 079r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1330)
f. 084v
Rustam kills Akvan Div (1330)
f. 089v
Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau (1330)
f. 091v
Rustam removes the stone from the mouth of Bizhan's pit (1330)
f. 097r
Bizhan kills Human (1330)
f. 097v
Nastihan makes a night attack and is killed by Bizhan (1330)
f. 101r
Giv fights Lahhak and Farshidvard (1330)
f. 103rA
The first combat: Fariburz fights Gulbad (1330)
f. 103rB
The fourth combat: Furuhil fights Zangala (1330)
f. 103vA
The fifth combat: Ruhham kills Barman (1330)
f. 103vB
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin (1330)
f. 104rA
Hujir leads away the horse and body of Sipahram (1330)
f. 104rB
Giv defeats and binds Guruy Zirih (1330)
f. 104vA
The third combat: Guraza kills Siyamak by throwing him to the ground (1330)
f. 104vB
The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht (1330)
f. 105rA
The ninth combat: Gurgin kills Andariman (1330)
f. 105rB
Barta returns with the body of Kuhram (1330)
f. 105v
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1330)
f. 107r
Gustaham kills Lahhak (1330)
f. 116r
Kay Khusrau besieges Gang Dizh (1330)
f. 118r
The Iranians repel Afrasiyab's night attack (1330)
f. 122r
The execution of Afrasiyab (1330)
f. 126r
Rustam and other champions searching in the mountains for their comrades lost in the snow (1330)
f. 130v
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1330)
f. 132v
Gushtasp receives Zardusht and converts to the new faith (1330)
f. 137r
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh (1330)
f. 141r
Jamasp releases Isfandiyar (1330)
f. 143r
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1330)
f. 143v
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1330)
f. 144r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1330)
f. 144v
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1330)
f. 145r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1330)
f. 145v
Isfandiyar's sixth labour: he escapes from a snow storm (1330)
f. 147r
Isfandiyar throws Kuhram from his saddle (1330)
f. 154r
Zavara and Faramarz kill Isfandiyar's sons Nush-Azar and Mihr-i Nush (1330)
f. 156v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1330)
f. 159r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1330)
f. 161r
Pashutan advises Bahman to forsake revenge against Rustam's family (1330)
f. 166v
Iskandar enthroned (1330)
f. 170v
Iskandar visits the Ka'ba (1330)
f. 175r
Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog (1330)
f. 180v
The story of Haftvad's daughter (1330)
f. 193r
Bahram Gur's mount tramples Azada (1330)
f. 196r
Bahram Gur enthroned (1330)
f. 204r
Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin (1330)
f. 207r
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul (1330)
f. 207v
Bahram Gur kills a wolf in India (1330)
f. 208r
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1330)
f. 211v
Piruz and his army fall into a pit and die (1330)
f. 214r
Mazdak discusses his philosophy before Qubad (1330)
f. 215r
Anushirvan executes Mazdak and his followers (1330)
f. 219r
Anushirvan receives tribute (1330)
f. 222v
Anushirvan finds a young man in his harem (1330)
f. 223r
Anushirvan's first majlis for Buzurjmihr (1330)
f. 226v
Anushirvan executes Zarvan and the Jew (1330)
f. 229r
Mihran Sitad asks the Khaqan to give his daughter to Anushirvan as a wife (1330)
f. 232r
Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess (1330)
f. 232v
Buzurjmihr shows the Indian how to play backgammon (1330)
f. 236v
Barzu brings the book "Kalila and Dimna" to Anushirvan (1330)
f. 241v
Hurmuzd enthroned (1330)
f. 246v
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1330)
f. 249r
Bahram Chubina wears the woman's clothes sent by Hurmuzd (1330)
f. 253r
Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina dispute kingship rights (1330)
f. 255v
Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz (1330)
f. 257r
Bahram Chubina enthroned (1330)
f. 260v
Kharrad Barzin investigates the weeping talisman and reveals its secret (1330)
f. 263r
The angel Surush rescues Khusrau Parviz (1330)
f. 266r
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion (1330)
f. 267v
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina (1330)
f. 271r
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1330)
f. 272v
The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz (1330)
f. 277v
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1330)
f. 280v
Yazdagird III enthroned (1330)
f. 282r
Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam (1330)
f. 284r
The miller assassinates Yazdagird (1330)