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Accession Number:
Ms. no. 579
Hijri Date:
1071 Shawwal
Gregorian Date:
1661 May (to nearest hijri month)
Provincial Mughal
Columns x Rows:
21 x 4
Page Size (h x w):
319 x 210 mm
Text Size (h x w):
220 x 129 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
365r, 651r, 1027r
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illuminations in ms:
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2009-03-27 19:01
Project Notes
Colophons, unwans, folio numbers, dimensions and ms. details entered by BM. furhter data to be entered by BM.

No extra details: all to be checked.

Images acquired by Afsaneh in Feb. 2009 and have been uploaded directly by MN, in the order they occur in ms. No details of folio numbers.

Break-lines to be checked by BM or MN.

Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Schmitz, B. Manuscripts of Firdausi's Shahnama in Indian Museums, Libraries, and Private Collections.
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Illuminated unvan (1661)
f. 0009r
Kayumars enthroned (1661)
f. 0033r
Faridun enthroned (1661)
f. 0077r
Rudaba lets down her hair for Zal to climb up (1661)
f. 0110v
The birth of Rustam (1661)
f. 0114v
The second battle between Nauzar and Afrasiyab (1661)
f. 0153r
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1661)
f. 0172v
Kay Kavus airborne (1661)
f. 0207r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1661)
f. 0248v
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1661)
f. 0288v
Rustam kills Pilsam
f. 0297v
Giv finds Kay Khusrau in Turan (1661)
f. 0339r
Farud kills Zarasp (1661)
f. 0365r
Seals of ownership or library marks
f. 0368v
Illuminated unvan
f. 0404v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1661)
f. 0427r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1661)
f. 0452v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1661)
f. 0492v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1661)
f. 0521r
Bizhan kills Human (1661)
f. 0550v
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin (1661)
f. 0584v
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1661)
f. 0629r
Jahn arrives with a message from Afrasiyab (1661)
f. 0651r
Seals of ownership or library marks
f. 0654v
Illuminated unvan (1661)
f. 0698v
Arjasp flees from the battlefield (1661)
f. 0721r
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1661)
f. 0724v
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1661)
f. 0770v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1661)
f. 0799r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1661)
f. 0829r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1661)
f. 0855r
Iskandar visits Qaydafa disguised as a messenger (1661)
f. 0926v
Shapur son of Shapur enthroned (1661)
f. 0951r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1661)
f. 0985r
Bahram Gur and Mahyar listen to Arzu's harp playing (1661)
f. 1027r
Seals of ownership or library marks
f. 1030v
Illuminated unvan (1661)
f. 1050v
Anushirvan enthroned (1661)
f. 1092v
Anushirvan's seventh majlis for Buzurjmihr (1661)
f. 1182v
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1661)
f. 1211r
Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina meet (1661)
f. 1251r
The war between the generals of Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina (1661)
f. 1287r
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1661)
f. 1331r
Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam (1661)