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Accession Number:
Additional 27258
Hijri Date:
1037 Ramadan
Gregorian Date:
1628 May (to nearest hijri month)
Isfahan, Safavid
Nizam b. Mir 'Ali
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
300 x 240 mm
Text Size (h x w):
130 x 226 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
64 ( 60 Shahnama 1 Barzunama 3 other [ Kuknama, cover ] )
Illustration Records in archive:
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Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
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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Kayumars enthroned (1628)
f. 019r
Jamshid sawn in half before Zahhak (1628)
f. 024v
Faridun defeats Zahhak (1628)
f. 031r
The murder of Iraj (1628)
f. 035v
Manuchihr kills Tur in battle (1628)
f. 062r
Scene from another epic (1628)
f. 064v
Scene from another epic (1628)
f. 076r
Zal tells Rustam to prepare for war against the Turanians (1628)
f. 077r
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1628)
f. 078r
Rustam enthroned with Kay Qubad on Mount Alburz (1628)
f. 080r
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1628)
f. 083r
A minstrel div tempts Kay Kavus to invade Mazandaran (1628)
f. 086r
The White Div blinds Kay Kavus and his army (1628)
f. 088r
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion (1628)
f. 089v
Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon (1628)
f. 092r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1628)
f. 095v
Rustam fights the Mazandarani champion Juya (1628)
f. 098v
Kay Kavus led captive before the King of Hamavaran (1628)
f. 102v
Gudarz reproaches Kay Kavus (1628)
f. 107r
Tahmina visits Rustam's chamber (1628)
f. 118v
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1628)
f. 124v
Siyavush in Sudaba's private quarters (1628)
f. 152v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1628)
f. 160v
Human attacks Rustam to allow Afrasiyab to escape (1628)
f. 182v
Farud kills Zarasp (1628)
f. 184r
Farud shoots Giv's horse from under him (1628)
f. 191v
Bizhan takes Kava's standard from Fariburz (1628)
f. 194v
Tazhav mortally wounds Bahram (1628)
f. 200v
The Iranians attack the Turanians at night (1628)
f. 215r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1628)
f. 218r
Rustam overturns Chingish by seizing the tail of his horse (1628)
f. 221v
Turanians try to avoid fight with Iranians (1628)
f. 222v
The start of the fight between Shangul and Rustam (1628)
f. 241r
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1628)
f. 242r
Rustam kills Akvan Div (1628)
f. 257v
Rustam asks Bizhan to forgive Gurgin (1628)
f. 277v
Scene from the Barzunama (1628)
f. 323r
Piran escapes from Gudarz up the mountainside (1628)
f. 334r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1628)
f. 346v
The Iranians repel Afrasiyab's night attack (1628)
f. 355r
The execution of Garsivaz (1628)
f. 356v
Kay Khusrau gives up his throne to Luhrasp (1628)
f. 364v
Kay Khusrau says a final farewell to his loyal comanders (1628)
f. 388r
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains (1628)
f. 394r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1628)
f. 397r
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1628)
f. 424v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1628)
f. 438v
Iskandar enthroned (1628)
f. 445r
Iskandar kills Fur (1628)
f. 446r
Iskandar visits the Ka'ba (1628)
f. 447r
Iskandar attacks the castle of Faryan on his way towards Andalus (1628)
f. 452v
Iskandar kills a dragon (1628)
f. 465r
The execution of Ardavan by Ardashir (1628)
f. 480r
Shapur besieges the city of the Arabian King Ta'ir (1628)
f. 492v
Bahram Gur, Munzir and Nu'man receive a Persian delegation at Jahrum (1628)
f. 503v
Bahram Gur skewers a doe and buck while hunting (1628)
f. 523r
The battle between Khushnavaz and Piruz (1628)
f. 529r
Anushirvan executes Mazdak and his followers (1628)
f. 577v
Hurmuzd forces his high priest to eat poisoned food (1628)
f. 610r
Kharrad Barzin investigates the weeping talisman and reveals its secret (1628)
f. 616v
Bahram Chubina captures Nastuh (1628)
f. 632r
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1628)
f. 659r
Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird (1628)
f. 661v