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Accession Number:
PNS 394
Hijri Date:
Gregorian Date:
1837 (Or next year)
Iran, Qajar
Ex Collection of the Imperial Russian Geographic Society (Caucasian Department), registered in the Imperial Public Library (NLR) in 1859. Gift of Karapet Sarafov (1859)
Mirza Ahmad-khan b. 'Abbas Quli Bik Turkman Tabrizi
Ahmad b. Isma'il Shirazi
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 27
Page Size (h x w):
370 x 235 mm
Text Size (h x w):
267 x 155 mm
Colophon Folio:
Sample Page Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
65 ( 65 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
2012-09-04 00:00:00
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Abdullaeva, F.I. Personal notes.
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Binding (1837)
f. 016r
Kayumars enthroned (1837)
f. 023v
Faridun binds Zahhak (1837)
f. 030v
The murder of Iraj (1837)
f. 054v
Rustam kills Zal's white elephant (1837)
f. 061r
Zal kills Khazarvan in combat (1837)
f. 063v
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1837)
f. 067r
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1837)
f. 074r
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion (1837)
f. 078r
Rustam's sixth labour: he kills Arzhang (1837)
f. 080v
Rustam fights the Mazandarani champion Juya (1837)
f. 091r
Kay Kavus airborne (1837)
f. 102r
Rustam kills Zhinda Razm (1837)
f. 106r
The first combat of Rustam and Suhrab (1837)
f. 107r
Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity (1837)
f. 117r
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1837)
f. 127v
Siyavush entrusts the army to Bahram (1837)
f. 139v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1837)
f. 144v
Zavara executes Surkha to avenge Siyavush (1837)
f. 146r
Afrasiyab learns about the death of his son Surkha (1837)
f. 153r
Kay Khusrau crosses the Oxus with Farangis and Giv (1837)
f. 155v
Gudarz and Tus ask Kay Kavus about the enthronement Kay Khusrau (1837)
f. 157r
Kay Khusrau enthroned (1837)
f. 167r
The death of Farud (1837)
f. 187v
Rustam erects his tent in the Iranian camp (1837)
f. 190r
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1837)
f. 192v
Rustam captures and kills Kamus (1837)
f. 199v
Rustam fights Sava (1837)
f. 201r
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1837)
f. 201v
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso (1837)
f. 205r
Rustam fights Kafur the Cannibal (1837)
f. 209v
Rustam overthrows Puladvand (1837)
f. 226r
Rustam asks Bizhan to forgive Gurgin (1837)
f. 236v
Bizhan kills Human (1837)
f. 238r
Nastihan makes a night attack and is killed by Bizhan (1837)
f. 247vA
The first combat: Fariburz kills Gulbad (1837)
f. 247vB
The second combat: Giv fights Guruy Zirih (1837)
f. 248r
Guraza binds Siyamak onto his horse and leads him away (1837)
f. 248v
The fifth combat: Ruhham kills Barman (1837)
f. 249r
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin (1837)
f. 249v
The eighth combat: Zanga kills Akhvasht (1837)
f. 250r
The tenth combat: Barta kills Kuhram (1837)
f. 250v
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran (1837)
f. 262v
Kay Khusrau kills Shida (1837)
f. 279r
The execution of Afrasiyab (1837)
f. 293v
Gushtasp plays polo before Caesar (1837)
f. 295r
Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat (1837)
f. 311r
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1837)
f. 312r
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1837)
f. 313r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1837)
f. 317r
Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters (1837)
f. 324r
Bahman delivers Isfandiyar's message to Rustam (1837)
f. 334r
Zavara and Faramarz kill Isfandiyar's sons Nush-Azar and Mihr-i Nush (1837)
f. 336r
Rustam retreats from his first battle with Isfandiyar (1837)
f. 343v
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1837)
f. 346r
Bahman takes Zal prisoner (1837)
f. 360v
Iskandar kills Fur (1837)
f. 375v
Ardavan led captive before Ardashir (1837)
f. 395v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1837)
f. 396r
Bahram Gur shows his prowess on the hunting grounds (1837)
f. 397v
A sea monster kills Yazdagird (1837)
f. 401r
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1837)
f. 414r
Bahram Gur fights the Khaqan of Chin (1837)
f. 419v
Bahram Gur kills a wolf in India (1837)
f. 420v
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1837)
f. 479r
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1837)
f. cover
Rustam kills Ashkabus and his horse (1837)