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Ms 50-1
Tehran, Riza Abbasi Museum (in index)
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© The Riza Abbasi Museum, Tehran. Photo: Amin Mahdavi.
Accession Number:
Ms 50-1
Hijri Date:
1243 Rabi' II 4
Gregorian Date:
1827 October 24
Isma'il Shirazi
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 26
Page Size (h x w):
317 x 280 mm
Text Size (h x w):
317 x 178 mm
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Part 2
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illustrations in ms:
19 ( 19 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2009-04-25 08:33
Public Notes
For a detailed description of the ms., with illustrations, see Sharifzadeh, Namvar-nameh, pp. 239-46.
Project Notes
First inspected and images acquired by Amin Mahdavi, 2003.

Detailed description still to be completed.

Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Illustration Ref:
Sharifzadeh, S.A. Namvar nameh. (1370 sh.) Ministry of Culture and Higher Education. Tehran. Iran.
Illustration in archive - 19     (back to top)
f. 009
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1827)
f. 049
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1827)
f. 051
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1827)
f. 052
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1827)
f. 070
Bahman delivers Isfandiyar's message to Rustam (1827)
f. 080
Rustam feasts with Isfandiyar (1827)
f. 101
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1827)
f. 137
f. 161
f. 181
f. 229
f. 272
Iskandar sees the wonders of the city of Hurum (1827)
f. 311
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1827)
f. 336
Bahram Gur shows his prowess on the hunting grounds (1827)
f. 359
Bahram Gur and Mahyar listen to Arzu's harp playing (1827)
f. 369
Bahram Gur hunts onagers (1827)
f. 388
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1827)
f. 409
Anushirvan executes Mazdak and his followers (1827)
f. 467
Gav and Talhand's forces fight for a second time (1827)