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Accession Number:
Ms. 314
Hijri Date:
1042 Jumada I 18
Gregorian Date:
1632 November 30
Muhammad Amin b. Isma'il Isfahani Qummi
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
370 x 250 mm
Text Size (h x w):
250 x 140 mm
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Ms Type:
Ms Status:
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Date last updated:
2013-10-15 14:34
Public Notes
Non-standard Preface, ff.

Start of poem, incipit normative, f.

Project Notes
Ms. described and presented at the Shahnama conference in Tehran, May 2008, and in the Sepahsalar library catalogue (need details). Previously described at length by S.M. Baqer Najafi (1997), pp. 42-46, with 16 colour images. These images acquired by ChM. from Dr Najafi Shushtari, in Tehran, April 2009: still to be entered.

Ms. examined by MN, Tehran, April 2009, with kind permission in Mr Naqibi (ch) and Mrs XXX?

General Ref:
Najafi, Sayyid Muhammad Baqer Shahnama-yi Iran. Handschriften-Sammlung von Firdusis Schahnameh in Iran. Langenhagen. Germany.
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Akvan Div flings Rustam into the sea (1632)
f. 009r
Hushang kills the Black Div (1632)
f. 018v
The murder of Iraj (1632)
f. 024r
The murder of Iraj (1632)
f. 028r
Manuchihr and the Iranians attack the army of Tur (1632)
f. 037r
Zal sees Rudaba on the roof of her palace (1632)
f. 039v
Sindukht learns of Zal and Rudaba (1632)
f. 049r
The birth of Rustam (1632)
f. 059r
Rustam catches Rakhsh (1632)
f. 061r
Rustam lifts Afrasiyab by the belt (1632)
f. 066v
Rustam's first labour: Rakhsh kills a lion (1632)
f. 069v
Rustam's seventh labour: he kills the White Div (1632)
f. 078r
Kay Kavus airborne (1632)
f. 092v
Rustam laments for the dying Suhrab (1632)
f. 100v
The fire ordeal of Siyavush (1632)
f. 117r
Siyavush fights Guruy Zirih (1632)
f. 123v
Guruy executes Siyavush (1632)
f. 127v
Rustam kills Sudaba (1632)
f. 136v
Giv leads Piran before Kay Khusrau and Farangis (1632)
f. 139v
Gudarz gets angry against Tus (1632)
f. 162r
The Turanians use sorcery against the Iranians in battle (1632)
f. 174r
Rustam and the dead Kamus (1632)
f. 197v
Bizhan slaughters the wild boar (1632)
f. 209r
Manizha appeals to Rustam (1632)
f. 212v
Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit (1632)
f. 235v
The fourth combat: Furuhil kills Zangala (1632)
f. 236r
The sixth combat: Bizhan kills Ruyin (1632)
f. 237r
The eleventh combat: Gudarz kills Piran (1632)
f. 250r
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1632)
f. 269r
The execution of Afrasiyab (1632)
f. 290
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1632)
f. 302r
The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp (1632)
f. 310r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1632)
f. 323v
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1632)
f. 335v
The Simurgh heals Rustam's wounds (1632)
f. 337r
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1632)
f. 345r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1632)
f. 352v
Darab receives the crown (1632)
f. 361r
Iskandar marries Raushanak (1632)
f. 367r
Iskandar visits the Ka'ba (1632)
f. 375r
Iskandar and the talking birds (1632)
f. 379v
In Babylon Iskandar sees the stillborn baby, omen of his death (1632)
f. 391r
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1632)
f. 406v
Shapur fights the brother of Caesar (1632)
f. 412v
Bahram Gur shows his prowess on the hunting grounds (1632)
f. 417v
Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions (1632)
f. 439v
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul (1632)
f. 479v
Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter (1632)
f. 490r
Gav and Talhand's forces fight for a second time (1632)
f. 552v
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina (1632)
f. 590v
Bizhan raises war against Mahuy (1632)