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Ms. no. 580
Hyderabad, The Salar Jung Museum (in index)
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Accession Number:
Ms. no. 580
Gregorian Date:
17th century
'Alam al-Din
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
304 x 175 mm
Text Size (h x w):
207 x 115 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
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Date last updated:
2012-01-21 17:48
Public Notes
The manuscript was formerly identified as Cat. no. 1105. The accession no. remains the same at 580.

Images currently entered in order they appear in the text.

Project Notes
Lines entered by BM.

Images entered. Lines and further details to be added by BM.

No details of paintings etc. (BS list). Year missing from the colophon.

Images acquired by Afsaneh in Feb. 2009 and uploaded directly. NB no details of folio numbers at present.

Break-lines to be entered 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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f. 0002v
Illuminated unvan
f. 0010v
Jamshid teaches the crafts
f. 0105r
The birth of Rustam
f. 0158v
Kay Kavus airborne
f. 0187r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity
f. 0240v
Guruy executes Siyavush
f. 0299r
f. 0333r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse
f. 0351r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
f. 0369r
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea
f. 0371r
f. 0374v
Illuminated unvan
f. 0398v
Bizhan and Rustam after the rescue from the pit
f. 0401r
Rustam and Bizhan defeat Afrasiyab in battle
f. 0460v
Rustam kills Pilsam
f. 0470v
Scene from the Barzunama
f. 0477r
f. 0499r
Bizhan kills Human
f. 0525r
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran
f. 0548v
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground
f. 0551r
A full scale battle between the armies of Iran and Turan
f. 0614v
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum
f. 0622v
Gushtasp enthroned
f. 0641r
Gushtasp puts Isfandiyar in chains
f. 0655r
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves
f. 0658v
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress
f. 0659r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh
f. 0663r
Isfandiyar kills Gurgsar during the seventh labour
f. 0669r
f. 0670v
Illuminated unvan
f. 0700v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow
f. 0711r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying
f. 0733r
Iskandar attends the dying Dara
f. 0736v
Iskandar enthroned
f. 0754v
Iskandar kills Fur
f. 0765r
Iskandar and the talking birds
f. 0771r
Iskandar returns from China
f. 0780v
Ardavan disgraces Ardashir in their dispute over game
f. 0785r
Ardavan led captive before Ardashir
f. 0792v
Ardashir Babakan enthroned
f. 0814v
Shapur Dhu'l Aktaf enthroned
f. 0831r
Yazdagird the Sinner enthroned
f. 0835r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada
f. 0839r
Yazdagird's body is taken back to Fars
f. 0843r
Bahram Gur, Munzir and Nu'man receive a Persian delegation at Jahrum
f. 0846v
Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions
f. 0853r
f. 0864v
f. 0915r
f. 0916v
Illuminated unvan
f. 0916v
Anushirvan enthroned
f. 0971r
Anushirvan sits before the chessboard sent by the Raja of Hind
f. 0983r
Gav looks at Talhand's body on the battlefield
f. 1026v
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah
f. 1063r
Bahram Chubina enthroned
f. 1115r
Khusrau Parviz goes hunting
f. 1120v
The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz
f. 1139r
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz
f. 1160v
The miller assassinates Yazdagird
f. 1164v
Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird