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Accession Number:
Additional 27257
Gregorian Date:
1590 (to 95)
Origin:
Safavid, Qazvin
Patron:
Safavid
Folios extant in ms.:
540
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
470 x 300 mm
Text Size (h x w):
280 x 170 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
7
Illustrations in ms:
55 ( 2 frontispiece(s) 2 finispiece(s) 51 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
 
 
References
Dating Ref:
Titley, N.M. Miniatures from Persian manuscripts. Catalogue and subject index of paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum. London. UK.
Origin Ref:
Titley, N.M. Miniatures from Persian manuscripts. Catalogue and subject index of paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum. London. UK.
Illustration Ref:
Titley, N.M. Miniatures from Persian manuscripts. Catalogue and subject index of paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum. London. UK.
 
 
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f. 001v
Sulayman enthroned (frontispiece) (1590)
f. 002r
Bilqis enthroned (frontispiece) (1590)
f. 017v
Kayumars sends his grandson, Hushang, to fight the Divs (1590)
f. 025v
Faridun defeats Zahhak (1590)
f. 032r
The head of Iraj is brought to Faridun (1590)
f. 044v
Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up (1590)
f. 054v
The birth of Rustam (1590)
f. 063r
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1590)
f. 073r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1590)
f. 081r
Kay Kavus airborne (1590)
f. 091r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1590)
f. 107r
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1590)
f. 122v
Zavara executes Surkha to avenge Siyavush (1590)
f. 147r
Bizhan takes Kava's standard from Fariburz (1590)
f. 154r
Ruhham overcomes Bazur the Turanian wizard (1590)
f. 163v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1590)
f. 181r
Kay Khusrau holds court (1590)
f. 187r
Piran stays the execution of Bizhan (1590)
f. 195v
Rustam and Bizhan carry out a raid on Afrasiyab's palace (1590)
f. 206r
Bizhan kills Human (1590)
f. 217r
The second combat: Giv fights Guruy Zirih (1590)
f. 231r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1590)
f. 238v
Rustam takes Jahn and Garsivaz prisoner (1590)
f. 245r
Kay Khusrau crosses Lake Zara (1590)
f. 256v
Luhrasp enthroned (1590)
f. 257r
Luhrasp enthroned (1590)
f. 266r
Caesar realises the true identity of Gushtasp (1590)
f. 275r
Arjasp flees from the battlefield (1590)
f. 285v
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1590)
f. 296r
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1590)
f. 306v
The Simurgh healing Rakhsh's wounds (1590)
f. 318r
Humay bequeaths the throne to Darab (1590)
f. 326v
Iskandar marries Raushanak (1590)
f. 337v
Iskandar and his men are attacked by sea serpents and wild boars (1590)
f. 349v
Ardashir comes to Fars by sea (1590)
f. 355v
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1590)
f. 365r
Shapur besieges the city of the Arabian King Ta'ir (1590)
f. 374v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1590)
f. 387r
Bahram Gur hunts lion (1590)
f. 395r
Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin (1590)
f. 408v
Khushnavaz flees from Sufaray (1590)
f. 417v
Anushirvan receives the delegation from Gilan (1590)
f. 430v
Anushirvan executes Zarvan and the Jew (1590)
f. 436r
Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter (1590)
f. 445r
Gav and Talhand's forces fight for a second time (1590)
f. 454v
Anushirvan besieges the Rumis in Aleppo (1590)
f. 467r
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1590)
f. 477v
Khusrau Parviz enthroned (1590)
f. 488v
Khusrau Parviz hears from the monk again (1590)
f. 495v
Bahram Chubina kills Kut the Roman (1590)
f. 505r
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina (1590)
f. 524v
Shiruy surrounded by his supporters, hostile to his father Khusrau Parviz (1590)
f. 532v
Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam (1590)
f. 539v
Finispiece (verso side) (1590)
f. 540r
Finispiece (recto side) (1590)