view archive:
PN 1811
Tashkent, Abu Rayhan Biruni Oriental Institute (in index)
Click the boxes to tag/un-tag this page in a workbook

© Oriental Studies Institute, Tashkent
This record is incomplete and has not been verified by the project. It is a work in progress. Use this information with caution.
Accession Number:
PN 1811
Hijri Date:
Gregorian Date:
1556 (to nearest hijri year)
Seals: Sulaiman Halak Jahanga b. Beg Amin Sahibqiran, etc.
Ish Muhammad Sultan
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
320 x 230 mm
Text Size (h x w):
245 x 172 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
116 ( 115 Shahnama 1 other [ Simurghs ] )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2011-02-14 22:46
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.
Origin Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Illustration Ref:
Madraimov, A., Musaev, Sh. & Ismailova, E. Oriental miniatures. The collection of the Beruni Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Volume I: the 14th-17th centuries. I Media Land. Tashkent. Uzbekistan.
Illustration in archive - 129     (back to top)
sample page
f. 006r
Firdausi and the poets of Ghazna (1557)
f. 008r
f. 016v
The mobad interprets Zahhak's dream (1557)
f. 018v
Kava carries his standard (1556)
f. 019r
f. 019v
Faridun fords the Dijla on the way to fight Zahhak (1557)
f. 021r
Faridun defeats Zahhak
f. 022r
Faridun enthroned (1557)
f. 024v
The king of Yemen tests the sons of Faridun with magic (1557)
f. 027v
f. 030v
Manuchihr and the Iranians attack the army of Tur (1557)
f. 031r
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle (1557)
f. 032r
Manuchihr fights Kakuy, grandson of Zahhak (1557)
f. 032v
Manuchihr kills Salm (1557)
f. 033v
Manuchihr enthroned (1557)
f. 036v
Zal meets Mihrab of Kabul (1557)
f. 037v
Rudaba consults her maids (1557)
f. 038v
Zal by Rudaba's castle (1557)
f. 039v
Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up (1557)
f. 049r
Zal marries Rudaba (1557)
f. 049v
The birth of Rustam (1556)
f. 050v
Sam visits Zal and Rustam (1557)
f. 054r
Manuchihr appoints Nauzar before dying (1557)
f. 056r
The second battle between Nauzar and Afrasiyab (1557)
f. 058r
Nauzar about to be executed by Afrasiyab (1557)
f. 059v
Zav, son of Tahmasp, enthroned (1557)
f. 062r
Rustam enthroned with Kay Qubad on Mount Alburz (1557)
f. 062v
Rustam kills Qulun (1557)
f. 063r
The combat between Rustam and Afrasiyab (1557)
f. 065r
Kay Kavus enthroned (1557)
f. 067r
The White Div blinds Kay Kavus and his army (1556)
f. 068v
f. 070r
Rustam's fifth labour: he lassoes Aulad (1557)
f. 071r
Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang (1557)
f. 074r
Rustam fights the Mazandarani champion Juya (1557)
f. 074v
The King of Mazandaran changes himself into a rock (1557)
f. 075v
Kay Kavus fights the King of Hamavaran (1557)
f. 077r
Kay Kavus asks the king of Hamavaran to marry his daughter (1557)
f. 077v
Afrasiyab attacks the land of Iran (1557)
f. 079r
Rustam fights the armies of three Kings (1557)
f. 080r
A div tempts Kay Kavus (1557)
f. 080v
Gudarz reproaches Kay Kavus (1557)
f. 082v
Rustam fights the Turanians (1557)
f. 084r
Rustam comes to the city of Samangan (1557)
f. 084v
Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber (1556)
f. 086v
Suhrab fights Gurdafarid (1557)
f. 090r
Kay Kavus apologises to Rustam for his behaviour (1556)
f. 091r
Zhanda Razm discovered dead from a blow of Rustam's fist (1557)
f. 093r
Suhrab attacks the army of Kay Kavus (1557)
f. 093v
The first combat of Rustam and Suhrab (1557)
f. 095v
Suhrab overthrows Rustam in their second combat (1557)
f. 096r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1557)
f. 098v
Tahmina learns of Suhrab's death (1557)
f. 104r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1557)
f. 112v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1557)
f. 123v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1557)
f. 127r
Faramarz kills Varazad (1557)
f. 128r
Zavara executes Surkha to avenge Siyavush (1557)
f. 149v
The Iranians mourn Farud (1557)
f. 160v
Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard (1557)
f. 171r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1557)
f. 172r
Rustam captures and kills Kamus (1557)
f. 180r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1557)
f. 187v
Rustam overthrows Puladvand (1557)
f. 190v
Rustam kills Akvan Div (1557)
f. 191r
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam after he has killed Akvan Div (1557)
f. 191v
Firdausi's companion relates the story of Bizhan and Manizha (1557)
f. 201r
Rustam feasts with Kay Khusrau (1556)
f. 204v
Bizhan and Rustam after the rescue from the pit (1556)
f. 207r
Afrasiyab summons his army
f. 215v
Bizhan kills Human (1557)
f. 225rA
The first combat: Fariburz kills Gulbad (1556)
f. 225rB
The second combat: Giv stuns Guruy Zirih (1556)
f. 225vA
The third combat: Guraza fights Siyamak (1557)
f. 225vB
The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala (1557)
f. 226rA
Ruhham leads away the horse of the dead Barman (1557)
f. 226rB
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin (1557)
f. 226v
The seventh combat: Hujir fights Sipahram (1557)
f. 227rA
The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht (1557)
f. 227rB
The ninth combat: Gurgin kills Andariman (1557)
f. 227v
Barta returns with the body of Kuhram (1557)
f. 228r
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1557)
f. 242v
f. 251r
The Iranians repel Afrasiyab's night attack (1557)
f. 258v
The execution of Afrasiyab (1557)
f. 261r
Zal and Rustam advise Kay Khusrau (1557)
f. 262v
Kay Khusrau gives advice to the Iranians (1557)
f. 267v
f. 269v
f. 270r
f. 272r
f. 273v
f. 274v
f. 276r
f. 279v
f. 288r
Jamasp releases Isfandiyar (1557)
f. 296v
Isfandiyar fights the Turanians (1557)
f. 297v
Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters (1557)
f. 298r
The execution of Kuhram and Andariman (1557)
f. 305v
f. 314v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1557)
f. 319v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1557)
f. 322v
f. 326r
Gulnar sees Ardashir and falls in love with him (1557)
f. 335r
Kayd, the King of Hind, tells his dreams to his vizier, Mihran (1557)
f. 335v
f. 340v
f. 353v
The great sages mourn the death of Iskandar (1556)
f. 363r
Ardashir Babakan enthroned (1557)
f. 373v
f. 378v
f. 389v
Bahram Gur enthroned (1557)
f. 392v
Bahram Gur hunts lions (1557)
f. 393v
Bahram Gur kills a monkey-lion before the throne of Shapur of India (CHECK) (1557)
f. 410v
Bahram Gur kills a wolf in India (1557)
f. 411v
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1557)
f. 427r
f. 447r
f. 472r
f. 491r
f. 495r
Bahram Chubina's night attack on the camp of Khusrau Parviz (1557)
f. 509r
f. 517r
f. 520v
Bahram Chubina captures Nastuh (1557)
f. 522r
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion (1557)
f. 524v
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina (1557)
f. 545r
f. 551v