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Accession Number:
Additional 18188
Hijri Date:
891 Jumada II 23
Gregorian Date:
1486 July 4
Ghiyath al-Din b. Bayazid Sarraf
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
225 x 345 mm
Text Size (h x w):
148 x 226 mm
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Sample Page Folio:
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Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
72 ( 72 Shahnama )
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Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Stchoukine, I. Les peintures des manuscrits Timurides. Paris. France.
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. 018r
Kay Kavus airborne (1486)
f. 030r
Rustam mortally wounds Suhrab (1486)
f. 037v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1486)
f. 055v
The head of Iraj is brought to Faridun (1486)
f. 060r
Manuchihr fights Kakuy, grandson of Zahhak (1486)
f. 066v
Rudaba and Zal together (1486)
f. 074r
Zal displays his skills before Manuchihr (1486)
f. 079v
Barman fights Qubad (1486)
f. 082r
Zal shoots Gulbad (1486)
f. 085r
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1486)
f. 090v
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion (1486)
f. 091v
Rustam's third labour: he kills a dragon (1486)
f. 092r
Rustam's fourth labour: he kills the witch (1486)
f. 093r
Rustam's fifth labour: he lassoes Aulad (1486)
f. 093v
Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang (1486)
f. 094v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1486)
f. 098v
Siyavush fights Damur (1486)
f. 103v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1486)
f. 108v
Zavara executes Surkha to avenge Siyavush (1486)
f. 109v
Rustam kills Pilsam (1486)
f. 119v
The coronation of Kay Khusrau (1486)
f. 126v
Farud kills Rivniz (1486)
f. 128v
Farud retreats to his fortress and is mortally wounded by Ruhham (1486)
f. 130r
Bizhan kills Palashan (1486)
f. 136r
Tazhav mortally wounds Bahram (1486)
f. 150v
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1486)
f. 158r
Rustam lifts Shangul from his saddle (1486)
f. 160r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1486)
f. 164r
Rustam fights Kafur the Cannibal (1486)
f. 167r
Rustam wrestles with Puladvand (1486)
f. 169v
Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1486)
f. 172v
Bizhan slaughters the wild boar (1486)
f. 174r
Bizhan comes to Manizha's tent (1486)
f. 183r
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1486)
f. 201v
Giv fights Lahhak and Farshidvard (1486)
f. 205v
The seventh combat: Hujir kills Sipahram with a blow of his sword (1486)
f. 219r
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1486)
f. 226r
Kay Khusrau besieges Gang Dizh (1486)
f. 232v
Kay Khusrau crosses Lake Zara (1486)
f. 252r
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh (1486)
f. 256v
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1486)
f. 267v
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar (1486)
f. 269v
Isfandiyar's seventh labour: Gurgsar leads him across the lake to Ruyin Dizh (the Brazen Hold) (1486)
f. 281r
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1486)
f. 292v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1486)
f. 298r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1486)
f. 309v
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1486)
f. 317v
Iskandar kills Fur (1486)
f. 323r
Iskandar in the land of the Brahmins (1486)
f. 329r
The great sages mourn the death of Iskandar (1486)
f. 336r
Ardashir pours molten lead down the worm's throat (1486)
f. 342v
The battle between the armies of Shapur and Rum (1486)
f. 353r
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1486)
f. 358r
Lambak the water carrier entertains Bahram Gur (1486)
f. 368v
Bahram Gur helps the landlord's cow to produce milk again (1486)
f. 374v
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul (1486)
f. 385v
Qubad arrested and replaced by Jamasp (1486)
f. 388v
Anushirvan enthroned (1486)
f. 394v
Anushirvan sacks the fortress of Arayish-i Rum (1486)
f. 398v
Nushzad killed in battle with Ram Barzin (1486)
f. 403v
Talhand dies on the back of his elephant during the battle (1486)
f. 410v
Anushirvan interrogates Zarvan about his role in Mahbud's murder (1486)
f. 418v
The battle between the armies of Chin and Haytal (1486)
f. 424r
Buzurjmihr advises Anushirvan (1486)
f. 431v
Hurmuzd receives Anushirvan's sealed casket (1486)
f. 438v
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1486)
f. 451r
Khusrau Parviz hears from the monk again (1486)
f. 458v
The war between the generals of Khusrau Parviz and Bahram Chubina (1486)
f. 465v
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion (1486)
f. 468v
Qalun is arrested and beaten to death (1486)
f. 476r
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1486)
f. 488r
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1486)